Do Now4/9/14. USURP: you find the definition. Task: Diagnosis the illness Age: 4 Sex M Location: California Medical History premature at birth , slow growth and short stature Family Medical History Two cousins are unable to digest gluten Other symptoms: Abdominal pain
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USURP: you find the definition.
Task: Diagnosis the illness
Expect a quiz at the end!
T. Trimpe 2006 http://sciencespot.net/
Straw colored, nonliving part of blood.
Helps to regulate body temperature
Plasma transports blood cells, products of digestion and hormones throughout the body.
Shaped like round plates indented in the center.
Have no nucleus
Why are they indented?
Blood is red because it contains hemoglobin, an iron rich pigment.
Hemoglobin picks up the oxygen molecules and drops off CO2
Binds to RBC better than oxygen.
Kills us silently
Cant smell it or taste it.
Victims of CO have an intense pink color to their skin.
The most common symptoms of CO poisoning are headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, and confusion
Large in size
Have a nucleus
Smallest part of blood
Live 2-4 days
Involved in clotting of blood
Makes the cells of the blood
Bone marrow is located inside certain long bones.
The average adult has about FIVE liters of blood inside of their body, which makes up 7-8% of their body weight.
Blood is living tissue that carries oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body, and carries carbon dioxide and other waste products back to the lungs, kidneys and liver for disposal. It also fights against infection and helps heal wounds, so we can stay healthy.
There are about one billion red blood cells in two to three drops of blood. For every 600 red blood cells, there are about 40 platelets and one white cell.
AA or AO = Type ABB or BO = Type BOO = Type OAB = Type AB
There are 3 alleles or genes for blood type: A, B, & O. Since we have 2 genes, there are 6 possible combinations.
How common is your blood type?
A blood transfusion is a procedure in which blood is given to a patient through an intravenous (IV) line in one of the blood vessels. Blood transfusions are done to replace blood lost during surgery or a serious injury. A transfusion also may be done if a person’s body can't make blood properly because of an illness.
Who can give you blood?
People with TYPE O blood are called Universal Donors, because they can give blood to any blood type.
People with TYPE AB blood are called Universal Recipients, because they can receive any blood type.
Rh + Can receive + or -
Rh - Can only receive -
A+ A-B+ B-AB+ AB-O+ O-