Collection of Blood in Blood Bank 4.8 (5)

Blood for transfusion and accompanying samples is obtained from prominent veins on the donor’s arm, usually in the area of the antecubital fossa. Iodophor compounds or other sterilizing compounds are … Read More

Measurement of Blood Pressure (BP) 4.8 (580)

The Blood Pressure (BP) is the pressure of the blood within the arteries. It is produced primarily by the contraction of the heart muscle. It’s measurement recorded by two numbers. … Read More

Determination of Clotting Time (CT) 4.7 (2472)

               The Clotting Time is the time taken by blood to coagulate outside the body. It depends on many factors involved in coagulation. There … Read More

Bleeding Time (BT) 4.7 (2477)

               Bleeding Time (BT) is the time by which bleeding stops from an injury site. Determination of Bleeding Time recognizes vascular defect and platelet … Read More

Osmotic Fragility of Erythrocytes 4.8 (2796)

The red blood cell membrane restricts the solutes and allows only water to pass through them (osmosis). If the cells are placed in hypertonic solution (concentrated sodium chloride solution, concentration … Read More