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  1. Erythropoietin
  2. Melena
  3. Hydroxyurea (Droxia)
  4. Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia (Diagnostics)
  5. B12 Deficiency (AKA Pernicious Anemia)
  1. a Dark sticky feces containing partly digested blood.
  2. b MCV increased, macrocytic, normochromic
    serum folate low, cobalamin normal
    gastric analysis + for HCl acid
  3. c antisickling agent lessens the sickling process, decreases incidence of crises
  4. d Most common: gastric parietal cells are not secreting intrinsic factor (IF) for B12 absorption in distal ileum.
    Other: nutritional deficiency, hereditary defects
  5. e A hormone produced and released by the kidney that stimulates the production of red blood cells by the bone marrow.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. Common: weakness, fatigue, infections, enlarged lymph nodes, spleen and liver, bone pain, oral lesions
  3. <6g/dl
    Affects multiple systems. ex: increased P & R; headache, pallor, jaundice, pruritis, sore mouth, exhausted all the time, sensitive to cold,syncope
  4. Dyspnea, increased R and P, palpitations, bleeding, epistaxis, melena, purpura, petechiae, ecchymosis, skin pallor
  5. Single lymph node region or single extralymphatic site

5 True/False questions

  1. ALL (Acute lymphocytic leukemia)Most common in childern; 15% in adults
    Excess granulocytes; chronic stable phase--> blastic phase


  2. Secondary PolycythemiaChronic hypoxia, increased erythropoietin and RBC


  3. Polycythemia veraOf the stem cells, pre-cancerous
    A primary, myeloproliferative disorder Erythropoietin is decreased or normal


  4. B12 Deficiency (AKA: Pernicious Anemia Manifestations)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


  5. Platlet CountA small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin.