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Section 2

Primary Hemostasis

Overview

Review the structure, makeup and function of platelets and how to recognize their role in coagulation.

Objectives
  • Describe the structure and function of platelets.
  • Recognize platelet glycoprotein receptors.
  • Name four major zones of platelets.
  • Define key biochemical reactions involved in platelet function.
  • Explain the contribution of endothelial cells to coagulation.
  • List the three major components of coagulation.
  • Recognize the role of platelets in coagulation.
  • Explain the contribution of endothelial cells to coagulation.
  • Describe the sequential interaction of the coagulation proteins.
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Section 3 | Secondary Hemostasis

Review what is involved in the activation and interaction of clotting factors.
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