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Effect of Stress

 
 
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Stress

    • Effects on Blood Results

    • Transiently elevated white cell count, cortisol and catecholamines
    • Hypocapnia - due to hyperventilation
    • Prevention

    • Ensure that the patient is comfortable and have been resting for at least 15 minutes before collecting.
Last updated on August 24th, 2017
 
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