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The usual treatment for neonatal jaundice is exposing the infant to certain wavelengths of light. The infant wears only a diaper and undergoes the light treatment continuously for several days, even at night. Why can the infant's treatement then be discontinued?

A) because light treatment stimulates liver growth

B) because the transition between fetal hemoglobin to adult is complete

C) because the light generates additional RBCs

D) because the digestive tract is then large enough to secrete bile

E) All of the answers are correct.

79) How would a decrease in the concentration of iron in the blood affect the process of hemostasis?

A) Platelet plugs would fail to form.

B) Coagulation would proceed more rapidly.

C) Coagulation would proceed more slowly.

D) Retraction would occur prematurely.

E) There would be no effect.

80) Persons who suffer from hemophilia A fail to produce a functional factor VIII; as a result,

A) they do not have a functional intrinsic pathway.

B) they do not have a functional extrinsic pathway.

C) they do not have a functional common pathway.

D) their clotting times are shorter than normal.

E) All answers are correct.

81) Tom suffers from a severe liver disease. Which of the following symptoms would you expect to see as a result of this condition?

A) decreased clotting ability

B) decreased blood osmotic pressure

C) increased levels of bilirubin in the blood

D) accumulation of fluid in the tissue spaces of the extremities

E) All answers are correct.

82) Meghan thinks she has an abscessed tooth (a bacterial infection). If she does, what type of white blood cell would you expect to see in elevated numbers in a differential count?

A) neutrophils

B) eosinophils

C) basophils

D) lymphocytes

E) monocytes

Match each leukocyte to its normal percentage in a differential cell count.

 

A. 50-70%

B. 20-40%

C. 2-8%

D. 1-4%

E.

83) basophils

84) eosinophils

85) monocytes

86) neutrophils

87) Name the two mechanisms and the factors involved that limit the extent of blood clotting within a vessel.

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