How to Get a Blood Sample from a Trained Dolphin?

Answer 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... Read More »

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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... 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.

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.