A 10mL sample of blood obtained from a term infant represents approximately--------- of its total blood volume?

Answer Infants have around 80ml per kilogram blood volume (although the range can be from 50-100ml'kg). This steadily drops to the adult values of 50-70ml/kg. A 6 month old infant weighing approx 6 kg wo... Read More »

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What is the circulating blood volume in an infant?

Pediatrics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pediatrics (also spelled paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The upper age l... Read More »

What is the best sample for the determination of blood pH and blood gases?

If a person spots pink and brown blood one day then dark red blood the next day with tiny blood clots and hasn't started her period does this mean she is pregnant and should take a hpt?

Anytime that you feel that you may be pregnant you should take a home pregnancy test.However if you feel that you may be pregnant and are having a significant amount of bleeding or cramping you sho... Read More »

Why take blood sample from babies head?

Some bleeding after the cord falls off is normal. If it infected it may cause more bleeding. Continuous bleeding is a cause for concern and requires evaluation by a pediatrician and investigation.