Blood Work: Understanding BUN and Creatinineby
In order to determine kidney function, a bloodtest called the BUN Creatinine is performed. BUN... on the kidneys. When this happens, the imbalance of electrolytes can result in a buildup of nitrogen in the blood...
Fixing bad bloodtestsby
to provide a potassium testresult? Why…because each role cares deeply about the patient; but in divergent... in the ED is the hemolysis rate (the rate of defect specimens that skew a patient’s laboratory testresults). Data...
to hospital, they examend me and my cervix was closed, took bloodtest and my hcg was 16. So Im pregnant, have to go get more blood taking for doctor tomorrow. But I went to get early results and the local hospital did a serum...
How to Interpret Cholesterol TestResultsby
around in your blood; it’s cholesterol bound up by lipoproteins.
So LDL, HDL, VLDL, all those (in)famous.... What do they really mean? What are they actually measuring?
To understand what these numbers mean, let’s play the freeway...
Piano, Origami, BloodTestby
how frustrated I was.
He ordered bloodtests. We haven’t done this for about 6 months. If I get blood taken... to last the full outing. I know he is just trying to understand my life with ME/CFS.
He took a moment and quietly...
why test your blood sugar?by
Why test your blood sugar? Amy T has a terrific guest post by Dr. Richard Jackson... and the effect of self monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG). The goal of SMBG makes good sense, that “SMBG results...