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- Moderate Anemia
- Secondary Polycythemia
- Hypochromic cells
- Sickle Cell Anemia (Diagnostics)
- a an abnormal deficiency in all blood cells (red blood cells and white blood cells and platelets); usually associated with bone marrow tumor or with aplastic anemia
- b Chronic hypoxia, increased erythropoietin and RBC
- c 6-10 g/dl
Cardiopulmonary symptoms; at rest as well as w/ activity. ex: increased palpitations, dyspnea @ rest, fatigue, etc.
- d CBC: increased WBC, platelets, serum iron levels, decreased RBCs. reticulocytosis, ESR
Hb electrophoresis, HbS, Hb-L/N
Blood Smear; (+ or -)
- e erythrocytes appear pale because of abnormally low hemoglobin content
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- plasma protein; converted to thrombin in the clotting process
- possible triggers; strenuous exercise, increased altitude, cold, vasoconstrictive drugs.
Manifestations: dark/bloody urine, irritability, pale, lethargy, severe pain, low-grade fever, tissue anoxia
- blood test to determine certain coagulation activity defects and to monitor anticoagulation therapy
- is the number of platelets in a given volume of blood. Both increases and decreases can point to abnormal conditions of excess bleeding or clotting.
- a group of slow-growing blood cancers, in which large numbers of abnormal red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets grow and spread in the bone marrow and the peripheral blood.
5 True/False Questions
(Manifestations) → Common: weakness, fatigue, infections, enlarged lymph nodes, spleen and liver, bone pain, oral lesions
MPV (Mean platelet volume) → is a measurement of the average size of your RBCs. When elevated your RBCs are larger than normal (macrocytic), When decreased, your RBCs are smaller than normal (microcytic)
Melena → NOT a disease, a manifestation, Reduced number or size of the red blood cells
Conversion of folic acid, absorption of iron
(Essential Nutrients for RBC production) → B12: Meats,Liver
Folic Acid: green leafy veggies, meat, fish,grains
Other Solutes (found in blood) → Ions, Nutrients, Waste products, Gases, Regulatory substances