How to Interpret Blood Work?

Answer Your blood keeps you alive, so it's only natural to want to understand your own blood work. Blood tests are ordered either as part of a routine checkup or for medical diagnosis and treatment. Acco... Read More »

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How to Interpret Blood Gas Results?

An arterial blood gas analysis is used by doctors to measure the partial levels of carbon dioxide, oxygen and the pH in a blood sample. This test can help monitor several conditions that can cause ... Read More »

How do I read& interpret a laboratory blood test result?

Review the Result SheetFor each test, the lab lists a range within which the results are considered normal or average. You want your results to be within this range. Results that are outside the ra... Read More »

I just had some blood work done and noticed that the lady taking the blood cut the tip of the glove off !?

No you really don't need to be concerned. The blood that was drawn was your own so no danger to you. Is this behavior OK, also NO it is not. The phlebotomist is in more danger of being fired if O... Read More »

Went for blood work. would not refill blood pressure med until I came in.?

Stopping thyroid medication for 4 days means you have to have another thyroid test after re-starting to make sure the dosage is still alright. Not a good idea for your Doctor to do.Stopping blood... Read More »