Medical Assisting Resources
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Clinical lab test information for patients and medical professionals includes test descriptions, conditions, screening guide, and more.
The Microscopic Examination of Urine
Provides images and explanations on using the microscope, staining methods, and urinary sediments.
Explains urine dipstick chemical analysis, microscopic urinalysis, and methods of urine collection. Links to illustrations of urine with red blood cells, white blood cells, epithelial cells, casts, and crystals.
Urinalysis: A Comprehensive Review
Numerous tables list pathological conditions associated with abnormal findings. Includes illustrations of epithelial cells, renal tubule cells, casts, and crystals.
For capillary puncture, see the below phlebotomy tutorial.
This excerpt from John W. Kimball’s online biology textbook covers the blood’s function, cells, and cell fragments.
The Blood Cells
Includes images of platelets, erythrocytes, neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils.
Blood Transfusion Game
"In this game you have to blood type each patient and give them a blood transfusion. Are you able to do that? If not, maybe you should read the introduction to blood typing before you start, otherwise you will put the patients' lives in danger!"
Bloodline Image Atlas
"This fully searchable directory features more than 800 hematological slides depicting various blood disorders and malignancies." One can use a categorical index or keyword search to
access the images.
Hemosurf - Demo
View normal and abnormal white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets.
Covers routine venipuncture, fingersticks, and specimen handling. Links to images of procedure steps. Also includes troubleshooting tips.