How to Get a Blood Sample from a Trained Dolphin?
Ever wonder how vets can take place a needle into an animal and have the animal be perfectly ok with it? How can a trainer take blood from a killer whale or dolphin? Here is how! These directions a...
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A 10mL sample of blood obtained from a term infant represents approximately--------- of its total blood volume?
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...
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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.
What is the best sample for the determination of blood pH and blood gases?
Has anyone ever heard of dogs trained to smell blood sugar changes in a diabetic?
It's the cover story on this month's Diabetes Forecast magazine. You can also find lots of information by doing a web search on "diabetic assistance dogs". It's fascinating stuff.