Review of Blood Cells

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Course Objectives

  1. Review role of blood (as a liquid tissue) and its components 
  2. Discuss the process of hematopoiesis, including the role of bone marrow progenitor cells in blood cell development
  3. Discuss the morphology and function of red blood cells, including the role of hemoglobin in oxygen transport and gas exchange 
  4. Discuss the morphology of white blood cells, the different WBC types, and their roles in the immune response
  5. Discuss the development of platelets and their role in hemostasis
  6. Review normal adult cell counts and the terminology associated with abnormal levels, 
  7. Discuss some conditions related to the abnormal blood cell counts

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