Blood components.

Alistair Farley, Charles Hendry, Ella McLafferty

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    Abstract

    This article, which forms part of the life sciences series, explores the functions of blood cells and their role in maintaining health. An overview of the development of blood cells is described and the functions of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets are explained. The importance of blood grouping for safe blood transfusion is discussed, as are disorders relating to blood.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)35-42
    Number of pages8
    JournalNursing Standard
    Volume27
    Issue number13
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Nov 2012

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