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Anemia fron sickle cell exam #3
Normal Red Blood Cells live_________ days?
Sickle Cells live ____________ days?
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)
Most common type of sickle cell crises' Clumping of which lead to pain, ischemia and infarctions of organs
Abnormal, uncontrolled electrical discharge of neurons in the brain that interrupts normal function
Acondition in which a person has spontaneously recurring seizures caused by an underlying chronic condition