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Investigating the effects of thrombosis

Watch a practical demonstration to show what happens when a thrombus forms and how variable the effects can be.

Using jelly cubes to mimic a thrombus and balloons to mimic blood vessels, this practical explores what happens when a thrombus forms and how variable the effects can be.

A list of items needed to perform this practical can be found in the previous step as well as step-by-step instructions for the practical in the downloadable Week 2 home practical guide: Investigating the effect of thrombosis.

Dr Natasha Barrett and the University of Reading are happy for these videos to be used as learning resources in teaching. If you do wish to use the home practical videos, please ensure that you also include the safety information which accompany each practical. The safety information for this practical is in Step 2.14. If you wish to use the video or any other video on the course, please attribute the University of Reading. Please do not modify any of the videos from the course.

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