Exercise 11: Blood Analysis: Activity 5: Blood Cholesterol Lab Report Pre-lab Quiz Results You scored 100% by answering 4 out of 4 questions correctly. 1. Cholesterol is a lipid substance that You correctly answered: e. is all of the above. 2. LDLs have been identified as You correctly answered: c. a potential source of damage to the interior of arteries. 3. A desirable level of total cholesterol per deciliter of blood is You correctly answered: d. between 100 and 200 milligrams. 4. Abnormal levels of total cholesterol per deciliter of blood could be caused by You correctly answered: b. liver disease.
Experiment Results Predict Question: Predict Question: Patient 4 prefers to cook all his meat in lard or bacon grease. Knowing this dietary ...view middle of the document...
1. In this test for total blood cholesterol, elevated levels of total cholesterol You correctly answered: a. result in a darker-green color. 2. Why must any piece of equipment that comes in contact with human blood be disposed of properly? You correctly answered: d. All of these answer are correct. 3. Abnormally low levels of total cholesterol (hypocholesterolemia) can suggest You correctly answered: e. All of these answers are correct. 4. Abnormally high levels of total cholesterol can be indicative of You correctly answered: c. poor diet and eating habits.
Review Sheet Results 1. Which patient(s) had desirable cholesterol level(s)? Your answer: Patient one and patient three had desirable cholesterol levels. 2. Which patient(s) had elevated cholesterol level(s)? Your answer: Patient two had an elevated cholesterol level. 3. Describe the risks for the patient(s) you identified in question 2. Your answer: This patient has an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. 4. Was the cholesterol level for patient 4 low, desirable, or high? How well did the results compare with your prediction? What advice about diet and exercise would you give to this patient? Why? Your answer: The cholesterol level for patient four was abnormally high and I predicted correctly. Some advice about diet and exercise that I would give to this patient would be to increase their daily amount of exercise and to improve their diet in order to lower this high cholesterol level. 5. Describe some reasons why a patient might have abnormally low blood cholesterol. Your answer: Abnormally low blood cholesterol can indicate hyperthyroidism, liver disease, inadequate absorption of nutrients from the intestine, or malnutrition.