physioex 11-2 Essay

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Name: ashley wible Exercise 11: Blood Analysis: Activity 2: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Lab Report Pre-lab Quiz Results You scored 33% by answering 1 out of 3 questions correctly. 1. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) Your answer : a. measures the settling of red blood cells (RBCs) in a sample of whole blood during one minute. Correct answer: c. is increased whenever fibrinogen and immunoglobulins cause the RBCs to clump together, stack up, and form a column. 2. The ESR cannot be used to follow the progression of which of the following diseases? Your answer : c. rheumatoid arthritis Correct answer: d. gingivitis 3. The ESR can be used to evaluate a patient with You correctly answered: e. all of the above. 10/26/14…show more content…
Why do you think that it has this effect? Your answer: there was a lower than normal sediment rate.The sickle cell shape of RBC does not let them settle. 2. How did the sedimentation rate for the menstruating female (sample 2) compare with the sedimentation rate for the healthy individual (sample 1)? Why do you think this occurs? Your answer: the menstruating female's sediment rate was15, this is an elevated sedimentation rate indicating that she has anemia.This is probably a result of the menstrating process. 3. How did the sedimentation rate for the individual with angina pectoris (sample 6) compare with the sedimentation rate for the healthy individual (sample 1)? Why? How well did the results compare with your prediction? Your answer: They were the same. I was wrong when i guessed that it would be lower. 4. What effect does iron-deficiency anemia (sample 4) have on the sedimentation rate? Your answer: Iron-deficiency anemia resulted in a higher than normal sedimentation rate of 30 5. Compare the sedimentation rate for the individual suffering a myocardial infarction (sample 5) with the sedimentation rate for the individual with angina pectoris (sample 6). Explain how you might use this data to monitor heart conditions. Your answer: a person with angina pectoris has a normal sedimenatation rate while a person with myocardial infarction has a high sedmenation rate of 40. you might use thise data to see changes in

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