A large, circulating white blood cell, formed in bone marrow & in the spleen, that ingests large foreign particles & cell debris.
A type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteria.
A type of white blood cell having a large, spherical nucleus surrounded by a thin layer of nongranular cytoplasm.
to destroy microorganisms; usually by bringing to a high temperature w/ steam, dry heat, or boiling liquid.
make free from bactreria.
a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color.
function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues.
the oxygen carrying pigment of RBC that gives them their color and serves to convey oxygen to the tissues.
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to make an object or area safe for unprotected personnel by removing, neutralizing, or destroying any harmful substance, as radioactive material or poisonous gas.
contracted as a result of being hospitalized.
a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues.
a biconcave disc that has no nucleus.
relating to or resembling a hair; fine & slender.
one of the minute blood vessels that connect arterioles & venules. these blood vessels form an intricate network throughout the body for the interchange of various substances, such as oxygen & carbon dioxide, between blood & tissue cells.
tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting.
also known as platelets
blood cells that engulf & digest bacteria & fungi; an important part of the body's defense system.
having a keen edge or point.
any diseas producing agent; especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism.
any agent that can cause disease.
involves the flow of blood out of the heart from the right ventricle and through the pulmonary arterial system.
is the portion of the cardiovascular system w/c carries oxygen-depleted blood away from the heart, to the lungs, & returns oxygenated blood back to the heart.
limited to persons authorized to use information, documents..etc.
discretion in keeping secret information.
is a systemic process of checking to see whether the product or service being develop is meeting specified requirements.
a program that strive to have the health care facility guarnatee that all areas are providing the highest quality & most appropriate level of care.
the puncture of a vein with a needle to withdraw blood.
also called blood draw
requires that the phlebotomist act responsibly to the patient to provide high-quality patient care.
professional code of conduct intreatment of patient.
is the statement of the rights to w/c patients are entitled as recipients of medical care. typically, a statemtn articulates the positve rights w/c doctors & hospitals ought to provide patients, thereby providing information, offering fair treatment, & granting them autonomy over medical decisions.
PATIENT'S BILL OF RIGHTS
the basis of tort in this case is the unprivileged touching of one person by another. when a procedure is to be performed on a patient, the patient must give consent in full knowlege of the procedure & the risk it entails. (informed consent)
giving blood donation to yourself.
are used to obtain a specimen for blood gas analysis
one who draws blood for analysis or transfusion.
one who practices phlebotomy.
condition in which microorganisms (mainly bacteri) are circulating & multiplying in the patient's blood.
the process of analyzing exposure to risk & dtermining how to best handle such exposure.
tending to spread; tending to invade healthy tissue.
involving entry into the living blody (as by incision or by insertion of an instrument)
removal of breast; usually to remove cancerous tissue.
puncture of capillary to withdraw blood.
pathogenic microorganisms that are transmitted via human blood & cause disease in humans.
HBV or HIV
BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS (BBP)
clotting of blood; formation of clot
the process in which the blood clots to form solid masses or clots.
the stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage. also, the stoppage of blood flow through a blood vessel or organ of the body.
arrest of bleeding.
process of coagulation