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  • Hematology

    Intro to hematology: 1) Hematology is the study of the blood including what it looks like (morphology) and diseases. 2) The most frequently performed hematologic lab test is the CBC or complete blood count. a) White Blood Cell Count (WBC) count b) Red Blood Cell Count (RBS) count c) Platelet count d) Hemoglobin (Hgb) e) Hematocrit (Hct) f) Differential WBC count g) RBC indices 3) Hemoglobin is a major component of RBC’s and it transports O2 to the tissues and carries CO2 from them back

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  • Hematology: Anemia and Answer Key Case

    HEMATOLOGY ORGAN SYSTEMS SMALL GROUP ANSWER KEY Case 1 1. Iron deficiency vs thalassemia vs anemia of chronic disease. 2. Serum iron‚ TIBC‚ ferritin. 3. Blood loss‚ likely GI. A GI evaluation is indicated. 4. Slow response (weeks) to oral iron. 5. Incorrect diagnosis‚ non-compliance‚ continued blood loss. Case 2 1. Anemia of chronic disease vs iron deficiency. 2. Serum iron‚ TIBC‚ ferritin. 3. Consistent with ACD‚ but also iron deficiency with inflammation. 4. Bone marrow iron stain

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  • Hematology Reviewer

    HEMATOLOGY REVIEWER ANEMIA Anemia: decrease in the number of RBCs‚ Hb content‚ or Hct content below the lower limit of the normal range for the age and sex of the individual Pediatric Anemia A. Hemolytic Anemia: there is premature destruction of RBCs 1. Hereditary Spherocytosis: most common inherited abnormality of RBC membrane; defect in ankyrin‚ band 3 or spectrin proteins surface area deficiency leading to spherocytosis 2. Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency: defect in PKLR gene  PK cannot convert phosphoenolpyruvate

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  • Blood Disorders And Blood Safety Final

    References: American Society of Hematology (2014). Retrieved from: www.hematology.org/ CDC.gov (2014) http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/blooddisorders/documents/bbv_pnv_c0_1159_blood_safety_r1mtr.pdf CDC.Gov (2014) Healthypeople.gov. (2014). Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topi

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  • The Relationship between Medical Technology and Biochemistry

    How is Medical Technology related to Biochemistry? It is important to study biochemistry if you want to be a medical technologist‚ because it is a basic knowledge required in a clinical practice. It is an important building block if you are going to study medicine. Biochemistry discusses the chemistry of various body portion like the blood‚ urine or any other fluids‚ since medical technologists analyze those to determine a disease. Biochemistry will help medical technologists understand physiological

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  • Bone Marrow Transplants

    Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa‚ Florida. Dr. Fernandez received his MD at the University of Florida medical school‚ and he completed his internship‚ residency‚ and fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Miami Medical Center‚ Jackson Memorial. After‚ he completed a fellowship in transplants in the division of hematology and the science of cancer.” Q: “How much time…?” A: “The marrow exists in the bones. This is the generator of blood‚ and it produces all of the components of the blood: the white

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  • Global Apheresis Equipment Market Trends & Forecasts 2020: Grand View Research

    2020‚ due to increasing prevalence of sezary syndrome‚ principally in patients with increasing circulating sezary cells level. The report “Apheresis Equipment Market Analysis By Product (Devices‚ Disposables)‚ By Application (Renal Diseases‚ Hematology‚ Neurology)‚ By Procedure (Plasmapheresis‚ LDL-Apheresis‚ Plateletpheresis‚ Leukapheresis‚ Photophereis‚ Erythrocytapheresis)‚ By Technology (Membrane Filtration & Centrifugation) And Segment Forecasts To 2020‚” is available now to Grand View Research

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  • CaseStudy1Anemia

    Case Study 1: Anemia Donna Ishay Grand Canyon University Pathophysiology and Nursing management of Clients Health 410-V Professor Kathleen Ellis June 8‚ 2015 . Anemia is the most common blood condition affecting over 3 million people in the United States. It is a medical condition where the red blood cell count or the hemoglobin count is below normal and there are no enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to the tissues. The normal level of hemoglobin in male and females are different

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  • Medical Terminolgy & definitions

    1.) Hematuria – blood in urine‚ my child has had blood in her urine for the past 3 weeks so she is being referred to a Nephrologist. pg 227 “The Language of Medicine” 10th edition 2.) Impetigo – Bacterial inflammatory skin disease characterized by vesicles‚ pustules‚ and crusted-over lesions. My daughter had impetigo on her left upper check from a mosquito bite‚ it has now happened twice in her life. It is usually caused by staphylococci or streptococci. Pg 667 “The Language of Medicine” 10th edition

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  • Anemia

    bloodstream after such vigorous activities like running (hematology). There are many types of anemia‚ in fact over 400 types divided in the three main causes (medweb). However‚ two that can be a result of poor health or nutrition can include iron deficiency anemia and vitamin deficiency anemia. Iron deficiency is just like it sounds‚ it occurs whenever there is a lack of the mineral in the bodies system

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