Soft tissue healing - homeostasis

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Stage 1 - what chemical is released and why?
Epinephrine is released to constrict blood vessels and to help stop the bleeding
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Stage 2 - what attracts more platelets to the cite of injury?
Minute amounts of thrombin
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Stage 3 - what are platelets responsible for?
They are responsible for blood clotting to help stop the bleeding
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Stage 4 - what do platelets release?
They release cytokines to help with the further stages of healing
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Stage 5 - what is the objective of homeostasis?
To control bleeding
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Minute amounts of thrombin

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Stage 2 - what attracts more platelets to the cite of injury?

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They are responsible for blood clotting to help stop the bleeding

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Card 4

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They release cytokines to help with the further stages of healing

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Card 5

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To control bleeding

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