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    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

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    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

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    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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    Blood Monologue

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    Blood coming to the floor soon stains my hands. I sob uncontrollably in my bath tub with each cut. I see my parents and my friends begging me to stop, but the voices in my head keep telling me to continue. It will all be okay; you are safe, you are home. Keep on cutting till you are numb and relaxed. Can you smell that sweet baby scent? Yeah, that’s your anxiety going away. With each slash, I slowly began to lose my sanity no longer realizing who I am any longer. Submerging in a pool of my…

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    Blood Clot Analysis

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    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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    Blood Patterns In Lowry

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    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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    Cephalic Blood Layer

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    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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    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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    Warfarin Blood Clots

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    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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    Blood Typing

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    acquire the ABO blood type of four unknown individual’s samples through a series of steps. Blood typing consists of a test in which ultimately determines an individual’s blood form. This procedure is an essential process for those who need blood transfusion or those willing to donate blood. The reason this stage is compulsory is because not all blood is compatible. Potentially a fatal transfusion reaction can occur if a unit of blood containing an ABO antigen to which the blood recipient has an…

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