Ch. 10 Blood
- Indicate the composition and volume of whole
- Describe the composition of plasma and discuss
its importance in the body.
- List the cell types making up the formed
elements and describe the major functions of each
- Define anemia, polycythemia, leukopenia, and
leukocytosis, and list possible causes for each
- Explain the role of the hemocytoblast.
- Describe the blood-clotting process.
- Name some factors that may inhibit of enhance
the blood-clotting process.
- Describe the ABO and Rh blood groups.
- Explain the basis for a transfusion reaction.
- Explain the basis of physiologic jaundice seen
in some newborn babies.
- Indicate blood disorders that increase in
frequency in the aged.
Ch. 11 Cardiovascular System
- Describe the location of the heart in the body
and identify its major anatomical areas on an
appropriate model or diagram.
- Trace the pathway of blood through the heart.
- Compare the pulmonary and systemic circuits.
- Explain the operation of the heart valves.
- Name the functional blood supply of the heart.
- Name the elements of the intrinsic conduction
system of the heart and describe the pathway of
impulses through this system.
- Define systole, diastole, stroke volume, and
- Define heart sounds and murmur.
- Explain what information can be gained from an
- Describe the effect of the following on heart
rate: stimulation by the vagus nerve, exercise,
epinephrine, and various ions.
- Compare and contrast the structure and function
of arteries, veins, and capillaries.
- Identify the body's major arteries and veins and
name the body region supplied by each.
- Discuss the unique features of special
circulations of the body: arterial circulation of
the brain, hepatic portal circulation, and fetal
- Define blood pressure and pulse and name several
- List factors affecting and/or determining blood
- Define hypertension and atherosclerosis and
describe possible health consequences of these
- Describe the exchanges that occur across
- Describe briefly the development of the
- Name the fetal vascular modifications, or "fetal
shunts," and describe their function before birth.
- Explain how regular exercise and a diet low in
fats and cholesterol may help maintain