vitamin deficiencies

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vitamin deficiencies
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2011-10-23 17:26:14
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vitamin deficiencies
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  1. deficiency in vitamin A =
    night blindness
  2. deficiency in vitamin B1 (thiamine)
    • muscular weakness
    • muscular neuropathy and atrophy
  3. deficiency in vitamin B2
    sores within mouth (cheilosis)
  4. deficiency in niacin
    skin rashes and disturbances
  5. deficiency in vitamins B6 and B12
    • anemias
    • can be given via injection for very fatigued pt's
  6. deficiency in vitamin C
    scurvy
  7. deficiency in vitamin D
    • effects bones, weakened bones
    • rickets, easily fractured
  8. deficiency in vitamin E
    hemolysis
  9. deficiency in vitamin K
    hemorraging
  10. deficiency in folic acid
    pancytopenia (decrease in all blood counts- RBC, WBC, thrombocytes, etc.)

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