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  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia Paper

    and Nelson, 2015). Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is a subtype of this disease and is most common in older adults, specifically males 65 and older (Turbeville, 2014). In AML, the bone marrow produces abnormal white blood cells, red blood cells, or platelets (Hasserjian, 2013). This paper will first briefly describe the function of the cardiovascular system, explain how leukemia affects this system, and cover the risk factors, prevalence, diagnoses, signs and symptoms, prevention, and treatment…

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  • Ultrasonography Essay

    This disease is often found when a person is going to the doctor for a routine checkup; their labs usually show an increased amount of blood cells of all types. The patient’s hemoglobin the day of clinical was 8.8; his platelets were 641. Ultrasonography is a type of diagnostic tool used to screen for any type of tumors that may have precipitated the illness. The most common types that cause polycythemia are kidney and liver tumors. The kidneys produce erythropoietin; these are what generates…

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  • Hemophilia Research Paper

    Hemophilia is a genetic blood disease, which is symbolized by the importance of blood to clot, or compact even from inconsequential damage. Blood clotting and sudden gene mutation factor in the development of this disease. This disease is generated by an inadequacy of blood multifaceted called factors Therefore, with the nonappearance of factors, the blood clotting process is continued. There are two different types of Hemophilia, Hemophilia A and Hemophilia B. for example. Hemophilia A, the…

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  • Blood Confusion Essay

    What is autologous blood? What are the contraindications? Cell saver: • Anticoagulates blood, spins out RBCs, washes cells with saline • All platelets and coagulants are removed • HCT is approximately 50-60% Contraindications: 1. Malignant cells 2. Contamination (bacteria, amniotic fluid) 3. Topical clotting agents Most Common Serious Complication: 1. Air Embolism 49. What is acute normovolemic…

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  • Essay On Bone Marrow

    produced. 200 billion new red blood cells are made by bone marrow within a lifetime. Healthy bone marrow produces between 150 thousand to 450 thousand platelets per microliter of blood (the amount of blood that fits on the head of a pin) each day.…

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  • Blood Donation Essay

    blood, platelets, plasma, and double red cells. Blood drives and donations are highly impacting and important to many people in various communities, while donors also receive some health benefits as well. The Process Donating blood is a clean and simple process that a person can easily integrate into one’s frequent schedule. The donation process consists of four simple steps, registration, medical…

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  • Red Blood Flow Theory

    wouldn’t be able to fight infection or pathogens. There are four components that make up your blood. These components are plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Each of these plays a fundamental role in keeping you alive and healthy. In one drop of blood, there are roughly 375,000 white blood cells, 16 million platelets, and 250 million red blood cells. Most blood cells are made in the flat bones of the axial skeleton (cranium, clavicles, scapulae, sternum, ribs, vertebrae,…

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  • Essay On Lateral Epicondylitis

    Lateral epicondylitis is the most common type of myotendinosis which can cause pain and loss of function (Dilek, 2016). This condition is often called tennis elbow because it is most commonly found in tennis players. Although lateral epicondylitis is an injury that many people can get from there daily jobs, a case study of a seventeen-year-old male who was playing tennis developed lateral epicondylitis. Lateral epicondylitis is treated by doctors and is confirmed by radiologists. The boy in the…

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  • Circulatory System Essay

    It also helps circulate carbon dioxide, nutrients, and hormones throughout the body. (Johnson, p 651) Blood is a liquid that flows through the body. It is composed of several different particles: Red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma, and platelets. Red blood cells are cells in the blood that transports oxygen molecules and nutrients to the whole body. Red blood cells are created inside the bone by the bone marrow. (What are red blood cells?) White blood cells are cells in the body that…

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  • Bio 204 Case Study Review

    section 201 Case Study 1a What are the normal values for PH, Erythrocyte count, Leucocyte count, Platelet count. ( 1 point each) The normal values for PH are 7.35-7.45, the normal erythrocyte count for males is 4.7 - 6.1*10^6 /ul million and for women it is 4.2 -5.4*10^6/ ul million, Leucocyte count is 4,800-10,00 mmm^3 of blood and normal platelet count is 150,00-450,00 platelet for microliters. 1b What are the terms used for increase and decrease in PH? ( 1 point each) An…

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