Why take blood sample from babies head?

Answer 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.

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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 »

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

What will happen about 8-year-old son hit his head on slab and got blood at top of head and after medical treatment doctor made 5 stitch on the top portion of his head?

What tube color is for what blood sample?

According to the University of Utah's Eccles Health Sciences Library, tube colors match with blood samples as follows: Red—chemistries, immunology, serology and blood bank (crossmatch); Gold—ch... Read More »