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  • Red Blood: White Blood Infection

    Blood Blood consists of: -White blood cells -Red Blood Cells -Plasma -Platelets White blood cells (WBC Are also called leukocytes. They are the first line of defence when it comes to the human body fighting off infection. When something foreign enters the body the immune system snaps into response by sending white blood cells to fight off the infection. They either produce protective antibodies or they devour the bacteria. On average a human would have a White Blood Cell Count of 7,000 in each micro litre of blood. If a person has an infection this number will rise in order to fight of the germs. The first sign of infection can see an increase of up to 25,000 per micro litre of blood. Although if a person’s WBC is too high it is not necessarily…

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  • Blood Transfusion

    The most common indications for a blood transfusion include acute blood loss, coagulopathy and other anemias.2 The veterinary professional should adhere to a strict transfusion protocol, and utilize blood typing, crossmatching procedures and careful patient monitoring; which minimizes the risk of an adverse reaction and maximizes the benefits of the transfusion.2 Ideally, potential canine blood donor candidates should range in age between 1-year-old to not more than eight years of age, and be…

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  • Blood Investigation

    Aims The aim of this practical was to determine the presence of blood on multiple piece of clothing for further analysis by using various preliminary tests and to see the rate and duration of chemiluminesence of the Phadebas paper test. Introduction To a forensic investigation blood is of unparalleled importance, it has multiple functions in a forensic investigation; The book criminal investigation (Christine Hess Orthmann, Kären Hess, 2012) states “blood assists in establishing that a crime…

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  • Galen's Theory Of Blood

    theory of blood which was developed by physician and medical writer Claudius Galen (Galen) illustrates ancient and modern significance. Galen’s theory explained that when food is processed within the liver it transforms into blood. This blood is then transferred to other organs to be utilised. Galen’s theory was influenced by the ancient Greeks’ knowledge of human blood in the body. Galen’s theory is classified as being incorrect however he discovered the difference between veins and arteries.…

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  • Cephalic Blood Layer

    peripheral vein that is often used for venepuncture. This vein is often used as it is close to the surface of the skin and easily accessible (McCurnin and Bassert, (2002)).Before taking the blood sample, the dog is placed in sternal recumbancy or standing position and the area over where the needle is going to be inserted is shaved. If the dog is very small, it may need to be restrained in the owners arms and the foreleg extended. Preparation: After the dog is restrained, the cephalic vein is…

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  • Blood Clot Analysis

    Blood is prevented from clotting in the blood vessels by their smoothness and the finely tuned balance of clotting factors (WebMD, 2014). Hemostasis is concerned with the clotting, or stopping, of blood. The medical term used to describe a blood clot is thrombus. In the blood, there is a liquid called plasma that makes up about half of the blood. Plasma contains proteins that help blood to clot, transport substances through the blood, and perform other functions. Blood plasma also contains…

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  • Hematology And Blood Disorders

    Hematology is the study of blood and how it relates to health and disease (“Blood Disorders”). Hematologists study blood disorders, what causes them, and how to prevent, treat, and cure them (“Blood Basics”). Advances in this field have helped increase the quality of life in people who suffer from blood disorders. For example, CML (Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia) used to be treated with chemotherapy, which kills rapidly dividing cells, both healthy and diseased. Because of studies in hematology,…

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  • Blood Patterns In Lowry

    Lowry police asked my laboratory group and I to investigate the remaining human skull and blood samples found at a crime scene in an abandoned building in Lowry. The investigators found two types of blood samples from the crime scene, one that is B-, which appears to be from the victim and the other sample O+ is believed to be from the criminal. The police provided four blood samples from their potential suspect list, and also provided the medical records of a missing teenager who blood type is…

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  • Warfarin Blood Clots

    Question #15: Explain how Warfarin, a popular drug used to treat atrial fibrillation, causes disruptions in human fetal development. Blood clots can form in the body and either be a hindrance or a help. Those that help the body, stop bleeding, so that an excess of blood is not lost all at one time. The blood clots that act as a hindrance to the body can lead to heart attacks, strokes and at times pulmonary embolisms. Warfarin (C19H16O4) is a prescription medication that is used to prevent the…

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  • Neutropenia Blood Test

    Tests Diagnosing Neutropenia is difficult because it is a very rare condition. Often, its symptoms are confused with other diseases or ailments. It is common for a misdiagnosis to happen with Neutropenia because of its intangibility. Neutropenia does not show any symptoms. It is sometimes discovered during routine blood tests or tests for a different condition. Early misdiagnosis is a common issue for patients and families with Neutropenia. For this reason, patients undergoing chemotherapy…

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