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Unformatted text preview: :- plasma can be temporarily used to replace some blood volume when properly typed blood is not immediately available- also, blood volume expanders such as albumin & dextran, which draw fluid into blood, can be used temporarily Diagnostic Blood Tests :- differential white blood cell count: to assess infection- platelet count: used to assess thrombocytopenia- complete blood count (CBC) used routinely to provide counts for all formed elements & tests for clotting factors Page6...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10