Summary of Blood components
Flashcards on Blood components
Plasma make up about % of the blood volume in a healthy person.
Questions on Blood components
A 23-year-old woman, gravida 2, para 1, comes to her obstetrician for a routine checkup. She has been followed closely throughout her pregnancy and received excellent prenatal care. Physical exam shows a healthy woman at 28 weeks gestation. Ultrasound exam shows a healthy fetus. Her past medical history is unremarkable. Laboratory studies show her white cell count has been rising normally over the course of her pregnancy. Her plasma volume, red cell volume, and total blood volume over are plotted on the graph below. Which of the following best describes the results of her blood work?