Essay on Blood and Fingerprints

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Module Four: Lab Questions 1. Which of the three types of fingerprints was the fingerprint that you examined (loop, arch, or whorl)? Within that print, what minutiae did you see? The finger print that I examined was a loop, A Loop starts and ends at the same side, which is the side of the opening. It has one delta on the opposite side of the loops opening. The ridged lines loop around from the center of the print. 2. Compare the print of your helper with your own. Describe the similarities and differences between the two fingerprints. Even though the prints were similar, the first set of prints were loop and the ones of my helper were whorl. A whorl is roughly circular, with the ridge lines going all the way around. They…show more content…
How is blood type determined? What happens if someone is given the wrong type of blood in a blood transfusion? You extract blood from the patient and place it in a test tube with A,B and RH antibodies to figure person’s blood type. When you give the wrong type of blood to a patient immunological reactions occur, red blood cells from the donated blood clump up. The clump can stop the circulation of the blood to several parts of the body. These cells can also crack open and leak toxins in the body which can have fatal consequences. 4. Explain how you did in the game? I did good in the game. I gave all my patients the right blood type. I learned how to test the blood and compare it to get the right blood type 1 .What common misconception does the law enforcement course on creating blood spatters dispel? The most common misconception is how its perceived on television. Its not always going to be in a certain way and may or may not give an absolute finding. 2. What is the maximum speed that blood can travel? What can be learned from the shape of the drop? The maximum speed that blood travels is 25.1 feet per second. We can determine from the shapes of the drops of blood what degree a person was killed from, from what angle and the severity of the
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