This chapter provides an in depth description of the major components of blood, This includes discussions on red blood cells, platlets, and the different forms of white blood cells. Plasma and its components is also addressed. the chapter also includes an explanation of the ABO blood grouping system and the Rh antugen.
This chapter covers the cardiovascular system. It explores both the pulmonary and systemic circuits in detail. Also included in this chapter is a thorough explanation of the factors involved in calculating blood pressure. Also, a detailed explanation of the structure and function of veins, venules, capillaries,arteries,and arterioles.
The Lymphatic System
This chapter gives a good overview of the structural characteristics of the lymphatic system. It also gives an in depth explanation of the innate and adaptive immune systems.
Chapter 14 notes on blood from human anatomy and physiology II. Reviews content of blood, it’s filtrsion, and each component found in blood with great depth.