Anemia

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Anemia
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2010-11-07 17:03:26
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Anemia fron sickle cell exam #3
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  1. Normal Red Blood Cells live_________ days?
    Sickle Cells live ____________ days?
    120

    10-20
  2. Precipitating factors for sickle cell crisis:
    • Conditions that increase the body's need for oxygen
    • Conditions that alter the transport of oxygen in the body
    • Conditions that increase blood viscosity
    • (hypoxia, dehydration, cold, trauma, infection, illness, stress)
  3. Most common type of sickle cell crises' Clumping of which lead to pain, ischemia and infarctions of organs
    Vaso-occlusive (thrombotic)
  4. Abnormal, uncontrolled electrical discharge of neurons in the brain that interrupts normal function
    Seizure
  5. Acondition in which a person has spontaneously recurring seizures caused by an underlying chronic condition
    Epilepsy

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