What blood type(s) could safely receive blood from this
What blood type(s) could this individual (#38) safely
Explain why a person with blood type AB is sometimes
called a universal recipient.
Explain why a person with blood type O is sometimes
called a universal donor.
Distinguish between Rh-positive and Rh-negative blood.
Describe how a person may become sensitized to Rh-
and explain how this
condition may develop.
Describe the major steps leading to the formation of a
blood clot. (p. 539)
Indicate the trigger and outline the steps for extrinsic
clotting and for intrinsic clotting. (p. 539)
Describe a positive feedback system that operates during
blood clotting. (p. 539)
Distinguish between a thrombus and an embolus.
Explain how a blood clot may be removed naturally from
a blood vessel.
Describe how blood coagulation may be prevented.
14.5 Blood Groups and Transfusions
Distinguish between an antigen and an antibody.
Explain the basis of ABO blood types.
Indicate the blood type (both ABO and Rh) of this individual:
OUTCOMES 3.4, 14.2
1. If a patient with inoperable cancer is treated using a drug that
reduces the rate of cell division, how might the patient’s white
blood cell count change? How might the patient’s environment
ed to compensate for the effects of these changes?
OUTCOMES 9.3, 14.2
2. Erythropoietin is available as a drug. Why would athletes
OUTCOMES 14.2, 14.4
3. In the United States, between 1977 and 1985, more than 10,000
men contracted the human immunodeF ciency virus (HIV) from
contaminated factor VIII that they received to treat hemophilia.
What are two abnormalities in the blood of these men?
INTEGRATIVE ASSESSMENTS/CRITICAL THINKING
4. How would you explain to a patient with leukemia, who has
a greatly elevated white blood cell count, the importance of
avoiding bacterial infections?
5. Hypochromic (iron-deF
ciency) anemia is common among
aging persons admitted to hospitals for other conditions. What
environmental and sociological factors might promote this
form of anemia?
6. Why do patients with liver diseases commonly develop blood
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