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5 Matching questions

  1. Stage 4
    (Hodgkin's disease, stages of severity)
  2. Myeloproliferative disorders
  3. RDW (Red cell distribution width)
  4. Jaundice
  5. Prothrombin
  1. a diffuse involvement of extralymphatic sites + or - nodal disease
  2. b plasma protein; converted to thrombin in the clotting process
  3. c 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.
  4. d is a calculation of the variation in the size of your RBCs
  5. e results from rupture and hemolysis of abnormal erythrocytes, as seen in hemolytic anemias and pernicious anemia, causing the relase of large amounts of bilirubin into the circulation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A hormone produced and released by the kidney that stimulates the production of red blood cells by the bone marrow.
  2. Vitamin C: citrus fruits, green leafy veggies, strawberries, cantaloupe
  3. 10-14 g/dl
    Asymptomatic at rest, symptoms usually follow strenous exertion ex:palpitations, dyspnea
  4. Congential or acquired (-70% idiopathic)
  5. Tingling & parethesia of hands and feet.
    Weight loss, anorexia, dyspepsia, sore mouth
    Imbalance possibilities + Romberg

5 True/False questions

  1. Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia
    MCV increased, macrocytic, normochromic
    serum folate low, cobalamin normal
    gastric analysis + for HCl acid


  2. Multiple Myeloma (collaborative care)Plasma cells infiltrate the bone marrow and destroy bone.
    Longevity-2yrs post-diagnosis, avg age 65 men>women
    Diagnostic findings: pancytopenia, increased uric acid, calcium, creatinine, + Monoclonal (M) antibody protein & Bence Jones protein


  3. Hemoglobinmeasures the amount of oxygen-carrying protein in the blood.


  4. Blood Protein Breakdownblood test to determine certain coagulation activity defects and to monitor anticoagulation therapy


  5. Synthesis of nucleoproteins
    (Essential Nutrients for RBC production)
    Amino acids: eggs, meat, milk, nuts, etc.


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