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Macro physiological effects on the body

The stages of macro physiological effects on the body are outlined below:

  1. White cell count increases to address infection - monocytes, neutrophils
  2. Blood circulation slows
    • Decreased oxygen delivery to tissues resulting in hypoxia
    • Anaerobic metabolism initiated resulting in lactic acid production
  3. Capillary leak, vasodilation, micro-vascular injury
  4. Haemoglobin level decreases as cells start to break down, lactic acid rises and fluid leaks into the interstitial space
  5. Platelets become sticky and clump together
Macro Physiological Effects