Hematologic Cells and their Functions: Blood Cell Identification
By Carolyn Byom
This learning object will help the student identify normal blood cells and their functions. This will include the identification of red blood cells, five types of white blood cells, and platelets.
Learners read about the role of water, the basic physiology of water balance, and the effects of dehydration particularly on elderly clients. Tips for maintaining proper hydration are presented. In an interactive exercise, students calculate how much fluid a client needs based on his/her age, health, and weight.