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Blood Test Basics

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How blood tests are performed by a professional nurse.

Tuberculosis Testing

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Tuberculosis Skin Tests: - Test performed to identify the presence of the Tubercle bacilli. - The tine, Heaf, or Mantoux test are used.

Wound Cultures

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Wound Culture is performed on wound exudate to determine the presence of microorganisms and to identify the specific type.

Muscular Dystrophy

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Those with muscular dystrophy usually need to receive tube feedings and home nursing care. Children attend school when possible, and is able to use an adapted computer.


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Sigmoidoscopy is also a diagnostic test for people who have rectal bleeding, a change in bowel habits, or other symptoms. Finding polyps in the lower part of the colon means there is a higher chance of having them elsewhere in the colon.

Wound Care

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Wound healing is a complex process in which the skin, and the tissues under it, repair themselves after injury. In this article, wound healing is depicted in a discrete timeline of physical attributes constituting the post-trauma repairing process.

Blood Pressure Measurement

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How nurses check a patient's blood pressure. Blood Pressure The pressure exerted by the blood on the walls of the arteries. Higher (systolic) number: the pressure while the heart contracts. Lower (diastolic) number: the pressure when the heart relaxes between beats. Measured by a sphygmoma...

How a Urinalysis is Performed

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A urinalysis is a test of your urine. A urinalysis is used to detect and manage a wide range of disorders, such as urinary tract infections, kidney disease and diabetes. A urinalysis involves checking the appearance, concentration and content of urine. Abnormal urinalysis results may point to ...

Glucose Evaluation Procedure

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Hb A1C Test Blood test used to: diagnose diabetes identify people at risk of developing diabetes monitor how well blood sugar levels are being controlled by the diabetic patient Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) Test performed on blood to determine the level of sugar in the bloodstream. Also ref...