Blood

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13BlueInkBunnies
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231803
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Blood
Updated:
2013-09-04 23:31:06
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  1. Blood is composed of....
    • 1. Plasma
    • 2. Formed elements
  2. blood pH
    7.35-7.45
  3. blood is % of body weight
    8%
  4. Normal blood volume male & female
    • male: 5-6 L
    • female: 4-5 L
  5. Plasma
    forms 55% of blood
  6. Formed elements are..
    • 1. Erythrocytes (red blood cells) 45%
    • 2. Leukocytes (white blood cells) <1%
    •    Platelets (help stop bleeding)
  7. Main Functions of Blood
    • 1. Transportation
    • 2. Regulation
    • 3. Prevention
  8. Transportation
    • 1. oxygen
    • 2. carbon dioxide
    • 3. nutrients
    • 3. heat
    • 4. wastes
    • 5. hormones
  9. Regulation
    • 1. pH
    • 2. body temperature
    • 3. water content (osmotic pressure)
  10. Prevention
    • 1. blood loss
    • 2. fight disease

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