Blood Test Report - What You Need To Know

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There are many ways blood testing can help doctors, therefore they use blood test reports as their main source of information before they provide assessment, medications and treatments.

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Blood Test Report: What You Need To Know:

Blood Test Report: What You Need To Know

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There are many ways blood testing can help doctors, therefore they use blood test reports as their main source of information before they provide assessment, medications and treatments.

Below mentioned are specific reasons for which blood tests are used for::

Below mentioned are specific reasons for which blood tests are used for : To assess how well organs are working, such as liver, heart, thyroid and kidney Diagnose conditions and diseases like diabetes, anemia , HIV / AIDS, coronary heart diseases and cancer Check whether the patient has any risks for heart ailments To assess whether the current medication being taken is effective To know how well the patient’s blood is clotting

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Blood testing is nothing but usual on routine check-ups, doctors may order different types of blood testing to check how the patient’s body is working.   Most of the blood tests do not require special preparations. Yet, for others fasting or not eating any food for specific hours given, usually eight to twelve hours, is recommended. Doctors will give special instructions to patients on what they need to do before the actual test, to ensure accurate results.

The Procedure of Blood Tests:

The Procedure of Blood T ests During the test, sample blood will be taken from the patient’s body. It is most of the time drawn in the arm or can be at the back of the patient’s elbow using needles. Finger pricking is another way to extract blood from patient. Most of the time, the procedure is easy and quick, yet some patients may experience discomfort for few hours after blood has drawn from their body.

Some of the most usual blood testing are::

Some of the most usual blood testing are: Blood chemistry testing Blood testing to assess the heart disease risk CBC or complete blood count

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Blood chemistry testing This can provide doctors about the patient’s muscles, bones, organs like liver and kidney, including the heart. The report will include electrolyte testing, tests that reports the functionalities of the kidney, calcium and blood glucose . Most of the time, fasting is required for these type of tests. Blood testing to assess the heart disease risk This can help doctors assess the risk for CHD or Coronary Heart Disease. It provides report on Total Cholesterol, Bad cholesterol, good cholesterol and the like. The blood tests reports that can be collected from the above tests are:

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CBC or complete blood count This is one of the most used type of blood test, as this is ordered even during regular check-ups. This can help detect disorders on blood and other diseases, like infections, clotting problems, anemia , disorder in immune system and blood cancers. Blood test report can highly help doctors to assess patient’s conditions, hence they order the type of test they need before providing verdict and treatments.

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