Which substances take up the largest volume of the blood?
1. RBCs and WBCs 2.Water and RBCs 3.Sodium and Chloride 4. Sodium and Glucose
Exchange among body fluids. Water exchanges freely in most tissues, with the result that the
osmolarities of blood plas
Skin, Hair & Nails
It is the bodies largest organ system
The skin has two layers
1. The outer is highly differentiated epidermis & the inner supportive dermis
Beneath these layers is a third layer, the subcutaneous layer of adipose tissue
We will be looking at the different kinds of anemias, based on their etiologic classification: so that means
1.Anemias related to Decreased RBC production largest group
2.Anemias as a result of blood loss acute and chronic blood loss
Critical Thinking for Test 4
This is for the new content which will be approximately 30 questions
Explain tests which would show if a patient with anemia was iron deficient.
-CBC: reduction of RBC count/Hgb.
Which tests of the CBC would
The level of sodium in your blood is a balance between the sodium in the food and drinks
you consume and the amount in urine. In addition, a small percent is lost through stool
Cl- is the major extracellular negativ
List three dinner menus which according to the above FDA website supply more than 3mg
of iron per serving:
1 cup of chicken broiled, fried, cooked, simmered
1 cup of rice-white, long grained, enriched, regular, and raw
1 cup of spinach-cooked, boiled, dra
Ecchhymoses- bigger than a petechiae, not a bruise. Platelet or clotting factor problem.
Erythropoesis- Process by which RBCs are produced. Stimulated by decreased O2 in the blood.
(Hematopoiesis is the formation and development of c
Platelets are the smallest of the three major types of blood cells.
Platelets are only about 20% of the diameter of red blood cells, the most numerous cell
of the blood. The normal platelet count is 150,000-350,000 per microliter of blood, but
This unit is designed to increase your understanding of a highly dangerous infection, and
help you protect your student athletes from its potentially fatal co
Integrated Patho Sheet
Patient current situation:
Patient is a 67 year old African American female who came in with chest pain and
shortness of breath. Since her admission two days ago her pain and shortness of breath
have gone away. She also has end stag
1. Describe how MS damages your spine.
MS is an ineffective inflammatory response which results in random or patchy
areas of plaque in the white matter of the CNS. It doesnt allow the myelin sheath
to conduct nerve impulses. Multiple Sc