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HCA240_Wk 4 CheckPoint_Blood Bank Supervisor

HCA240_Wk 4 CheckPoint_Blood Bank Supervisor - HCA/240 Week...

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HCA/240 Week 4 CheckPoint 1: Blood Bank Supervisor Due: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 I think that is a great question you are asking since you will be donating blood today and as the supervisor of the Axia College Blood Bank I'd be happy to explain in terms so that you can understand better. I'd like to begin with whole blood, as it consists of red blood cells, and platelets that are protective yellow liquid called plasma. Whole blood circulates through the heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries carrying nourishment, electrolytes, hormones, vitamins, antibodies, heat, and oxygen to the body's tissues. Whole blood contains four components which are red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets and plasma. These components are then separated after the donation process and each component has a necessary function in the body. The red blood cells are the blood cells that carry oxygen; they make up about half of the blood’s volume. They also contain hemoglobin that causes the blood to look red hemoglobin carried by red
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