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Table 7 Road repair analogy used to explain hemostasis

From: The value of usability testing for Internet-based adolescent self-management interventions: “Managing Hemophilia Online”

Your body Road repair
Blood vessels Roads
Blood vessels wall Road surface
Blood flow Traffic flow
Platelets Construction workers
Clotting factors Road patch
Chemical signals Radio communication used by construction workers. They use radios signals to request for materials needed to fix the damaged road.
Fibrin Fibrin