Platelets and Hemostasis

Platelets and Hemostasis

Author: Aaron Mullally

- know what platelets are and their function

- know how platelets are created

- know the three steps of hemostasis

- know the processes of the three steps and the chemical secretions involved

- know the basics of pathologies involving platelets

This packet covers the basic functions of platelets and hemostasis

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Source: Self made


Source: Self made

Hemostasis Video

Here is a useful video that shows these processes quite well:


Source: Mind of Aaron