Study With Me : Introduction to Blood Transfusion 6
SECTION 1 : Haematology
Questions & Answers
What is the primary role of the heart in the circulatory system?
The answer: The heart pumps blood around the body in the cardiovascular circulatory system.
Name the two circuits in the circulatory system.
The answer: The two circuits are the pulmonary (lungs) and systemic (body) circuits.
What happens when blood is pumped from the heart to the lungs?
The answer: Red blood cells become oxygenated in the lungs.
How is oxygenated blood distributed to the brain and body?
The answer: Oxygenated blood is pumped to the brain and around the body via the arteries.
What do veins transport from the tissues back to the lungs?
The answer: Veins transport carbon dioxide from the tissues back to the lungs.
What is the function of the circulatory system regarding nutrients?
The answer: The circulatory system transports nutrients to all parts of the body for metabolism.