(Haemat + Immun)ology

Physiol-18B6 Outline the adverse effects which could occur following the rapid transfusion of 10 units of packed red cells.

Physiol-18A15 Briefly outline the role of platelets in haemostasis. (also Physiol-06A11, Physiol-97A6)

Physiol-16B4 Outline the physiology of blood groupings that allows O negative packed cells to be safely transfused to most patients. (also Physiol-12A11, Physiol-07B13)

Physiol-14B13 Briefly explain the changes that occur in stored whole blood. (also Physiol-10A12, Physiol-02B12, Physiol-95B10)

Physiol-13A10 Write brief notes on innate and acquired immunity.

Physiol-12B11 Outline the important features of the lymphatic circulation.

Physiol-10A10 Describe how white blood cells defend the body against infection.

Physiol-09B12 Describe the production and function of red blood cells.

Physiol-09B15 Describe the complement system. (also Physiol-97B5)

Physiol-07A10 Explain the mechanisms that prevent blood clotting in intact blood vessels (do not draw the clotting cascade). (also Physiol-99A2, Physiol-95A7)

Physiol-05B11 Outline the principles of compatibility testing of blood for transfusion. (also Physiol-00B4)

Physiol-01B7 Explain the main difference between the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways of coagulation.

Physiol-00A8 Briefly describe the breakdown of haemoglobin after red cell lysis.

Physiol-MAKEUP Outline, with examples, the different types of hypersensitivity reactions.

Physiol-MAKEUP Outline the adverse reactions to packed RBC transfusion


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