Essays Tagged: "Platelet"

Disease States Involving Disturbances of Haemostasis. (Nursing Project)

reflexes of the nervous system.b) biochemical- serotonin and epinephrine are released by aggregated platelets causing vasoconstriction.Histamine is released subsequent to tissue damage by mast cells i ... anes is facilitated by the altered surface properties of the injured blood vessel.3. Formation of a Platelet Plug.Platelets are cytoplasmic fragments which are released into the circulation by megakar ...

(8 pages) 75 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Role of ABO and RH type in Platelets Transfusion

It is important to take into consideration the compatibility of platelets when they are transfused into a patients. Unlike RBC transfusions, there are really no ABO ... en they are transfused into a patients. Unlike RBC transfusions, there are really no ABO compatible platelet transfusions. Platelet transfusions should be classified as either ABO identical or non ide ... be classified as either ABO identical or non identical. Subsequently, whenever a problem arise with platelets transfusion it is either going to be a minor ABO incompatibility, major incompatibility or ...

(2 pages) 2336 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Biology- Artificial Blood

rry more oxygen. RBCs may also be used to help replace cells lost following significant bleeding.Platelet ConcentratePlatelets are essential for the coagulation of blood and are used to treat bl ... the coagulation of blood and are used to treat bleeding caused by conditions or diseases where the platelets are not functioning properly.Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)FFP is mostly used to provide ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

heart assignment

very day… Average? I think not.Blood contains Plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.Plasma- Contains serum, fibrinogen. Plasma makes up 55% of blood. Plasma is mostly water ( ... infectious diseases and foreign materials. White Blood Cells live for a week. White Blood Cells and Platelets make up less than 1% of your blood.Platelets- Are responsible for clotting the blood when ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Science Essays