What do I have to do?
What determines a blood type?, What are antigens & antibodies?, What's the difference between antigens and antibodies?, How are A&B antigens and Rh antigens similar?, How are A&B antigens and Rh antigens different?, What are the specific characteristics of each blood type?... If you do not know the answers to these questions, I suggest that you go over Tutorial #1 of the Blood Typing Game in order to review the content one more time. Otherwise, understanding today's activity will be much harder. To access Tutorial # 1 in the The Blood Typing Game: Click proceed... Select Quick game - same patients... Read the introductory information...click main menu, and study Tutorial # 1: What is a blood type?
- Go to The Blood Typing Game
- Click proceed... Select Quick game - same patients... Then click main menu
- Go to Tutorial # 2: How do you determine a patient's blood type?
- Get your notebook
- Make a STEP-BY-STEP flow diagram on how to determine a patient's blood type in the lab. Make sure to explain and describe what is agglutination and how it looks. In other words: how do you figure out the blood group and Rh factor of a sample to finally report a blood type?
- Practice with the 3 exercises at the end of Tutorial #2. They'll let you know how much you understand so you can decide if you should re-visit Tutorials 1 or 2
- Scroll up... Click back
- Go to Tutorial #3: How do you perform safe blood transfusions?
- Get your notebook and finish your HW mind map about Blood Types:
- Describe what a transfusion is and how it is done
- Explain in detail what happens if a patient receives the incorrect blood
- What can doctors do if a patient can't tell them his/her blood type, or does not know it, and there is no time to determine it in the lab due to an emergency?