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  • Blood Typing Experiment

    temperature, and maintenance of the liquid volume in the circulatory system. Lastly, protection by way of Leukocyte activation and preventing blood loss by way of the platelets in the blood. Blood is composed of 55% plasma (water, salts, plasma proteins, and other substances that are transported by the blood) and 45% cells (RBC’s, WBC’s and platelets). In the blood, our Erythrocytes (RBC’s) are the most abundant because they carry oxygen and carbon dioxide throughout the body. Leukocytes…

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  • Blood Clotting Research Paper

    the erythrocytes (red blood cells), leukocytes (white blood cells, and platelets (Marieb, E. N., Mitchell, S. J., & Smith,…

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  • Physiology: A Case Study Of Poiseuille's Equation

    pulsatile flow, rigid vs. distensible tubes, Newtonian fluid vs. blood. Antiplatelets are a group of medicines that stop blood cells (platelets) from sticking together and forming a blood clot. Whenever there is an injury in your body, platelets are sent to the site of the injury, where they form a blood clot. This is a very important mechanism in the body to stop the bleeding. Prevents formation of blood clots, for example in the carotid…

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  • Blood Donation Speech

    chances as we do. Let us take the United States as example. Every two seconds, there is one person in the United states who are in need of blood. Every single day, approximately thirty-six thousand units of blood, nearly seven thousand units of platelets and ten thousand units of plasma are needed in the United…

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  • Red Blood Cell Essay

    of automated counting for blood cell which manually done byhematocytometer by using counting chamber. Blood counting is synonym with the complete blood count or CBC which refers to compilation test of red blood cell (RBC), white blood cell (WBC), platelet, haemoglobin and haematocrit. Each of them has their role in the body system and the counting result is important to determine the capability or deficiency of the body system. In short, any abnormal reading of CBC can give a sign of infection…

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  • Respiratory Therapy Case Study

    Case study Amber W. Hendrix MMTC Author Note Case Study for RT 242 Respiratory Therapy Clinical II Peritoneal Tuberculosis I never got to speak directly to my case study. She was intubated when I first became aware of her case and she failed all attempts at weaning from the vent before she died. There was regrettably also a language barrier with the majority of her family as they spoke Haitian Creole which has roots in Portuguese, Spanish, Taino, and West African languages, which left me limited…

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  • Biological Process Essay: The Functions Of Blood

    organ systems in the body. It serves as the primary medium for carrying and transporting important gases, minerals and nutrients needed to maintain homeostasis. Blood is composed of several components: plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Plasma is the fluid compartment of the blood; it carries ions, minerals, nutrients, gases, hormones and antibodies. Ions and nutrients are necessary for normal biological processes in the body since this act as substrates, coenzymes or…

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  • Graphene Lab Report

    Introduction Graphene is considered as pure carbon in the form of a very thin, one atom thick nearly transparent sheet. It is very strong for its low weight (100 times more stronger than steel and it conducts heat and electricity efficiently. While scientists had theorized about graphene for decades, it was first produced in the lab in 2003. Because it is virtually two-dimensional, it interacts oddly with light and with other materials. Researchers have identified the, ballistic transport of…

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  • The Vascular System: The Cardiovascular System

    components consist of red cells, white cells, platelets and plasma. All humans create these blood components. The red cells are also known as the erythrocyte. They contain the pigment hemoglobin. Red cells also transports carbon dioxide to the and from the tissues. The white blood cells are also known as leukocyte. The white blood cells circulates in the blood and body fluids. They are involved in the counteracting foreign substances and disease. The platelet has no nucleus. They are found…

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  • Essay On Myocardial Infarction

    calcium, proteins, and inflammatory cells that build up inside of the arteries to form plaques(1). Moreover, if the blood cannot flow well, platelets come to the area and blood clots form around the plaque(1). Then, if a blood clot totally locks the artery, therefore, the heart muscle becomes famished for oxygen and…

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