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what is SBS lab test?

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by GingerSue GingerSue (Member) Member

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I have checked Lab Online - no result found.

What is SBS? (with Hb, CBC, serum electrrolytes, urinalysis, FBS in am)

This is a hypothetical client with diabetes and kidney malfunction.

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GingerSue has 20 years experience.

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thanks

there is no real doctor to call - this is a hypothetical client

not sure what SBS means -

(but tomorrow I coincidentally have to visit the local lab,

so I'll ask them if they know what it is )

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Myxel67 has 15 years experience and specializes in Diabetes ED, (CDE), CCU, Pulmonary/HIV.

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I thought serun blood sugar too--but not a real test--they're getting FBS--fasting blood sugar. Sometimes doc will write FSBS for "fingerstick blood sugar--maybe the preparer of the hypothetical orders left off the F

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P_RN has 30 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in ORTHOPAEDICS-CERTIFIED SINCE 89.

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significant bacterial sepsis

shaken baby syndrome

short bowel syndrome

sheer bond strength (dental test on dentin)

sterile barrier system

What kind of patient is your hypothetical one?

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GingerSue has 20 years experience.

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significant bacterial sepsis

shaken baby syndrome

short bowel syndrome

sheer bond strength (dental test on dentin)

sterile barrier system

What kind of patient is your hypothetical one?

the hypothetical patient is diabetic and has had a

nephrectomy, so SBS is one of the orders - along

with CBC, Hb, FBS, electrolytes

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GingerSue has 20 years experience.

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could SBS be some kind of bone scan?

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Wait, is this one of those case study questions where it says which order to question? Then I say question that one because you are unfamiliar with the abbreviation and can't find another reference to it.

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