5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hydroxyurea (Droxia)
- Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia (Diagnostics)
- B12 Deficiency (AKA Pernicious Anemia)
- a Dark sticky feces containing partly digested blood.
- b MCV increased, macrocytic, normochromic
serum folate low, cobalamin normal
gastric analysis + for HCl acid
- c antisickling agent lessens the sickling process, decreases incidence of crises
- d Most common: gastric parietal cells are not secreting intrinsic factor (IF) for B12 absorption in distal ileum.
Other: nutritional deficiency, hereditary defects
- 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
- 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.
- Common: weakness, fatigue, infections, enlarged lymph nodes, spleen and liver, bone pain, oral lesions
Affects multiple systems. ex: increased P & R; headache, pallor, jaundice, pruritis, sore mouth, exhausted all the time, sensitive to cold,syncope
- Dyspnea, increased R and P, palpitations, bleeding, epistaxis, melena, purpura, petechiae, ecchymosis, skin pallor
- Single lymph node region or single extralymphatic site
5 True/False questions
ALL (Acute lymphocytic leukemia) → Most common in childern; 15% in adults
Excess granulocytes; chronic stable phase--> blastic phase
Secondary Polycythemia → Chronic hypoxia, increased erythropoietin and RBC
Polycythemia vera → Of the stem cells, pre-cancerous
A primary, myeloproliferative disorder Erythropoietin is decreased or normal
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
Platlet Count → A small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin.