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Section 2

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

Description

Review what Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) is and where it is synthesized. Explore its functions as well as indications for CSF analysis.

 

Objectives
  • Identify where CSF is synthesized
  • List at least 3 functions of CSF
  • List indications for CSF analysis
  • Differentiate between traumatic tap and subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • List cells commonly encounterd in normal CSF in healthy adults
  • List conditions where RBCs may be found in CSF
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Section 3 | Serous Fluids

Review the definition of serous fluids and its types. Define the location of pleural fluid and its ndications.
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