Blood is a vital fluid that circulates through the  body, delivering essential substances such as oxygen and nutrients to cells and tissues.

It also carries waste products away.

Blood consists of red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and plasma.

Red blood cells transport oxygen, while white blood cells are essential for the immune system’s defense against infections.

Platelets help with blood clotting to prevent excessive bleeding.

Plasma, the liquid component of blood, carries nutrients, hormones, and waste products throughout the body. Is there anything specific you would like to know about blood?

Has at least a dozen types of highly specialized cells and platelets circulating in a liquid phase consisting of thousands of proteins.

Withdrawal of blood during hospitalization estimated to result in a mean daily loss of 24-41 mL of blood.

Patients in ICU with arterial lines have a mean of 944 mL of blood withdrawn during their stay.

The  average person produces more than 500 billion blood cells every day 

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