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  • anemia

    Anemia Anemia is usually defined as a decrease in amount of red blood cells (RBCs) or the amount of hemoglobin in the blood. It can also be defined as a lowered ability of the blood to carry oxygen. When anemia comes on slowly the symptoms are often vague and may include: feeling tired‚ weakness‚ shortness of breath or a poor ability to exercise. Anemia that comes on quickly often has greater symptoms which may include: confusion‚ feeling like one is going to pass out‚ and an increased desire to

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    Anemia ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to briefly describe the initial core diagnostic questioning and core set of diagnostic testing related to the patient presenting with anemia. Subjective information and recommended testing are written with consideration of the scope of practice of the family nurse practitioner. In addition‚ three specific case studies are examined. Anemia Core set of subjective questions The healthcare provider should initially obtain a history of any previous

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  • Anemia

    Anemia: People with anemia have a low number of red blood cells. Mild anemia often causes no symptoms. More severe anemia can cause fatigue‚ pale skin‚ and shortness of breath with exertion. Polycythemia vera: The body produces too many blood cells‚ from an unknown cause. The excess red blood cells usually create no problems but may cause blood clots in some people. Leukemia: A form of blood cancer in which a white blood cell becomes malignant and multiplies inside bone marrow. Leukemia may be

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  • anemia in pregnancy

    10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1177 Judith Angelitta Noronha et al NURSING PRACTICE Anemia in Pregnancy—Consequences and Challenges: A Review of Literature Judith Angelitta Noronha‚ Esra Al Khasawneh‚ Vidya Seshan‚ Shanthi Ramasubramaniam‚ Savithri Raman ABSTRACT Anemia during pregnancy is a global public health challenge facing the world today‚ especially in the developing countries. Anemia in pregnancy is an important contributor to maternal mortality/morbidity as well as to the low

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  • Anemia

    Anemia is a deadly disease; approximately 50% of people with sickle cell anemia survive to mid-40’s although fewer than 10% live more than 60 years. The devastating thong about anemia is that it can be inherited and with no cure‚ the cases of Anemia are increasing. Even though there is no cure‚ early diagnosis of low blood count can lead to better treatment‚ with better treatment‚ patients can live normal lives. However‚ the key to early diagnosis is learning what anemia is and the causes of this

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  • Pernicious Anemia

    Anemia is a disorder of the blood. It occurs when your body does not produce enough erythrocytes or red blood cells (RBCs). Without the erythrocytes oxygen can not be adequately delivered to the tissues and organs throughout the body. This will cause you to become weak and tired. A person may also experience headaches‚ skin pallor‚ and faintness. Your body may attempt to compensate for these symptoms by speeding up the heart rate and respiratory rate. This is the body’s attempt to return oxygen

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  • Anemia

    Anemia Many people link unhealthy living to topics such as obesity and cardio vascular disease but what they do not know is an unhealthy lifestyle can cause blood conditions as well. Anemia is the most common blood condition in the US it affects about 3.5 million Americans (medweb). It is an illness that occurs when blood does not have enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein that gives blood its red color (Geretsen). This protein helps red blood cells carry

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  • Anemia in Pregnancy

    1. Introduction Zawadi Saidi‚ aged 22 years was a housewife‚ husband was unemployed. She lived in Utange area near Shanzu in Kilifi district. She was admitted in the labour ward at the Coast Provincial General Hospital on 6/4/2011 at 10.34PM as a referral from a private clinic. On admission‚ she was in poor general condition. She had laboured breathing and complained of headache‚ dizziness and palpitations‚ which had lasted about one week. Her parity was 3+0 gravida 4. Her last menstrual period

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  • Differents Forms of Anemia

    Youseff Anemia Anemia is a blood disease where the body does not produce enough red blood cells. Each red blood cell carries hemoglobin (oxygen) to all tissues of the body and also removes carbon dioxide waste by carrying it to the lungs to be exhaled. When a person has Anemia they have less amount of hemoglobin or oxygen in their blood. Anemia is one of the most common blood disorder and can cause many problems with the body. There are many different forms of anemia such as aplastic anemia‚ folic

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  • Aplastic Anemia - Essay

    Aplastic anemia is a condition where bone marrow does not produce sufficient new cells to replenish blood cells.[1] The condition‚ per its name‚ involves both aplasia and anemia. Typically‚ anemia refers to low red blood cell counts‚ but aplastic anemia patients have lower counts of all three blood cell types: red blood cells‚ white blood cells‚ and platelets‚ termed pancytopenia. ------------------------------------------------- [edit]Signs and symptoms * Anemia with malaise‚ pallor and associated

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