what is fibrin

10 Essentials About Fibrin

Fibrin is a strong insoluble protein produced by the body in response to bleeding. Whenever tissue damage (wound) results in bleeding, a soluble protein found in blood plasma called fibrinogen becomes converted into fibrin molecules by the action of a clotting enzyme called thrombin. The fibrin molecules combine together to form long fibrous chains that … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Fibrin”

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10 Ways to Stop Nose Bleed

How to Stop a Nosebleed Most nosebleeds that occur in the anterior or frontal aspect of the nose only involve one nostril and not as severe as the posterior type. With the posterior type of nose bleed, blood may sometimes drain back into the throat, causing potential distress. Anterior nose bleeds may be treated at home; … Continue reading “10 Ways to Stop Nose Bleed”

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10 Essentials About Fibrinogen

Fibrinogen Definition Before we proceed with the essential aspects, let us first define fibrinogen. It is well known as an important protein in the body that helps stop bleeding with its key role in blood clot formation. The protein is manufactured in the liver. Fibrinogen is a soluble, sticky, and fibrous large coagulant which is converted by thrombin into an … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Fibrinogen”

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10 Steps of Wound Care

A wound is caused by skin breakdown or trauma resulting to physical damage or injury on the body of a person. This damage can lead to excessive loss of blood. The injury may be superficial on the skin but sometimes it can be very deep. In this case, the flesh of the body is damaged. … Continue reading “10 Steps of Wound Care”