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  1. Aplastic Anemia
  2. Aplastic Anemia
  3. Microcytic
  4. Iron Deficiency Anemia
  5. B12 Deficiency (AKA Pernicious Anemia, Collaborative Care)
  1. a abnormally small erythrocytes
  2. b Inadequate intake, malabsorption, blood loss.
    Manifestations: Pallor, glossitis, sensitivity to cold, weakness and fatigue
  3. c Assess CV/R status, fall and injury risks
    Nutrition/Vitamins: B6, C, B12, Folic acid
    Medications: B12 IM, PO, Other forms
    Provide mouth care before and after meals
  4. d Dyspnea, increased R and P, palpitations, bleeding, epistaxis, melena, purpura, petechiae, ecchymosis, skin pallor
  5. e CBC: MCV normal, normocytic, normochromic
    Pancytopenia -/+, decreased RBCs, WBCs, Platelets. 3 MAJOR CONCERNS- anemia, hemorrhage, infection
    Bone Maroow Bx: fatty marrow, decreased stem cells.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Congential or acquired (-70% idiopathic)
  2. <6g/dl
    Affects multiple systems. ex: increased P & R; headache, pallor, jaundice, pruritis, sore mouth, exhausted all the time, sensitive to cold,syncope
  3. both sides of diaphram or with spleen or contiguous extralymphatic site
  4. measures the amount of oxygen-carrying protein in the blood.
  5. Medication therapy:corticosteroids, Imuran
    IV immunoglobulin and anti-Rho. Platelet transfusions. Safety: injury and infection protection. Possible spleenectomy

5 True/False Questions

  1. Sickle Cell Anemiapossible triggers; strenuous exercise, increased altitude, cold, vasoconstrictive drugs.
    Manifestations: dark/bloody urine, irritability, pale, lethargy, severe pain, low-grade fever, tissue anoxia


  2. B12 Deficiency (AKA Pernicious Anemia Diagnostics)Tingling & parethesia of hands and feet.
    Weight loss, anorexia, dyspepsia, sore mouth
    Imbalance possibilities + Romberg


  3. Extralympatictissue other than lymph nodes, thymus, spleen, Waldeyer's ring, appendix & Peyer's patches


  4. Sickle Cell Anemia (Collaborative Care)Assess CV & R status, stool, urine, and emesis
    Provide mouth, skin, foot care
    Nutrition: Iron rich foods, vitamin B6 and C, avoid coffee/tea.
    Medications: Antiemics, ie: ferrous sulfate, iron


  5. ErythropoietinA hormone produced and released by the kidney that stimulates the production of red blood cells by the bone marrow.


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