A patient with a blood disorder needs a replacement product that contains clotting factors. Does the nurse expect which product to be given?
b. Fresh frozen plasma.
c. Packed red blood cells.
d. 0.9 % normal saline.
Blood is a specialized body fluid that functions for transporting nutrients and oxygen into body cells and tissues. The blood's liquid component is plasma and its formed elements are red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The correct answer is option b.
When a patient is bleeding or at risk of bleeding and have low blood clotting factors, fresh-frozen plasma (FFP) is...
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This lesson describes blood plasma and discusses its components and function.