primary and secondary haemostasis

Haemostasis is the process of changing blood from a fluid to a solid-state to reduce blood loss after vessel injury. Haemostasis also involves maintaining blood in a fluid state when there is no injury. Haemostatic balance is maintained by regulating levels of procoagulants which promote coagulation, anticoagulants which inhibit coagulation and fibrinolysis which is the … Read more

Diseases and disorder that cause jaundice

What is jaundice? Jaundice is the yellow discoloration that can be seen in the skin and the sclera of the eyes when there is an accumulation of bilirubin in tissue. Bilirubin is a chemical that is formed from the removal and breakdown of old red cells by the reticuloendothelial system. Hemoglobin in red cells is … Read more