*Life Line Testing Preparation:
Life Line Screening provides preventative healthcare that can literally saves ones life and correct or treat an existing condition. However, there are some important measures that must be taken when preparing for the Life Line screening process.
For example, if a Physician suspects an Aortic Anyurism may be present, it would be wise for the patient to wear something loose fitting on the day of the test. In addition, for a test of this nature there would more than likely be a period of fasting. A fasting period of between 5-7 hours may be required prior to submitting to this specific test.
Another common test given by Life Line includes an “six for life screening”. This kind of screening test covers an heart, lung and blood assessment. This particular test actually covers six specific tests. Therefore, an 8 hour fasting period is required. In addition, it will make it much easier to take blood as well as blood pressure if you wear short sleeves or sleeves that can be easily rolled up. The blood pressure cup must go directly around the upper arm. There can be no clothing interference if you want an accurate blood pressure reading.
An EKG Screening is probably one of the easiest screeing tests given by Life Line. In addition, the EKG test is probably one of the easiest tests in which to prepare for. There is no fasting involved for an EKG. As long as the technician has access to the patients upper chest in order to attach the proper testing lines is all that is required. The test takes minues and it is painless.
Proactive Health Screening is another common test that Life Line conducts on a large number of patients. This type of screening is quite routine and very little preparation is required in advance of the Proactive Health Screening. A technician will explain what needs to be done in advance.
Finally, Life Line literally can help detect problems before they become life threatening. However, it is important to follow through with whatever tests are recommended for the patient.
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