Human Anatomy

Blood Transfusion Reasons

Blood Transfusion Reasons | Blood Transfusion Side Effects and Symptoms

What is Blood Transfusion? Blood transfusion is the process of transferring blood or blood components from one person (the donor) into the bloodstream of another person (the recipient).   Indications of Blood Transfusion: Major indications of blood transfusions have pointed out below: Anemia, bleeding disorders (e.g. Hemophilia, thrombocytopenia), Hemorrhage (blood loss is greater than 30% …

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Blood flow through the heart

Heart Structure | Blood Flow through the Heart Step by Step

Blood Flow through the Heart Step by Step Discussion Position of Heart: The heart is situated in the middle mediastinum of the thoracic cavity. It is placed obliquely behind the sternum and adjoining parts of the coastal cartilages. So, one-third of it lies to the right of the median plane and two-thirds to the left …

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Factors affecting blood pressure

Blood Pressure | Factors that Affect Blood Pressure

Factors Affecting Blood Pressure: Details Discussion What is Blood Pressure? It is known as the measurement of pressure or force of blood against the blood vessels. Generally, blood pressure is written as two numbers. The first number or top number indicates the systolic pressure and the second number indicates the diastolic pressure. The ideal or …

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Blood pressure measurement methods

How to Measure Blood Pressure? | Blood Pressure Measurement

Blood Pressure Measurement Methods: Step By Step Explanation What is Blood Pressure? It is the pressure of circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels. Most of the pressure is due to work done by the heart by pumping blood through the circulatory system. Blood pressure generally refers to the pressure in large arteries of …

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Blood group list

Blood Group List | Importance of Blood Group | Basis of Blood Group

What is Blood Group? Based on the presence or absence of various antigens, blood is categorized into different groups known as blood groups. Before transfusion of blood to a person, it is necessary to determine the blood type of the recipients’ blood and the blood type of the donor so that the blood can be …

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Human heart surface anatomy

External Features of Heart | Heart Surface Anatomy

Heart Surface Anatomy with External Features What is Heart? The heart is a rough cone-shaped hollow muscular organ situated in the middle mediastinum of the thoracic cavity that pumps blood to the body. Heart Surface Anatomy: External Features of Heart: The heart presents the below external features: Apex, Base, Three surfaces: Stern costal, diaphragmatic, and …

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Types of blood pressure

Blood Pressure Types | Hormones and Blood Pressure Relation

Different Types of Blood Pressure Blood Pressure Definition: Blood pressure is defined as the lateral pressure exerted by the column of blood on the wall of the arteries while blood flows through it. Normally, Blood Pressure refers to arterial blood pressure. What Is Normal Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is usually expressed with the systolic pressure …

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Blood cells and functions

Functions of Blood | Composition of Blood | Properties of Blood

What is Blood? Blood is a specialized fluid connective tissue. It is composed of cells which are called formed elements and the liquid portion is known as plasma. Characteristics of Blood: There are some key characteristics of blood which are listed below: Color: Red (Due to hemoglobin). Volume: The average volume of blood in a …

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