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Note: Those with cystic fibrosis have skin that “taste salty” *(caused by excessive secretions from sweat glands) hot topic for NCLEX/HESI questions!

Note: Those with cystic fibrosis have skin that “taste salty” *(caused by excessive secretions from sweat glands) hot topic for NCLEX/HESI questions!

Angles for Injections....Haha, I already learned this at nursing camp. When I was practicing on oranges and hot dogs.

Angles for Injections....Haha, I already learned this at nursing camp. When I was practicing on oranges and hot dogs.

Heparin – Coumadin (Responding Lab Tests) Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) and activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) are used to test for the same functions; however, in aPTT, an activator is added that speeds up the clotting time and results in a narrower reference range. The aPTT is considered a more sensitive version of the PTT and is used to monitor the patient’s response to heparin therapy.

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Heparin – Coumadin (Responding Lab Tests) Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) and activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) are used to test for the same functions; however, in aPTT, an activator is added that speeds up the clotting time and results in a narrower reference range. The aPTT is considered a more sensitive version of the PTT and is used to monitor the patient’s response to heparin therapy.

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