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  1. most common childhood cancer,uncontrolled production of lymphocytes
  2. clinical manifestation of leukemia
    • neutropenia & decreased RBC & platelet
    • pallor
    • fever
    • weakness
    • excessive bruising
    • joint pain
    • ab pain
  3. how is leukeia diagnosed
    bone marrow aspiration
  4. med mgt for leukemia
    eradicate leukemic cells through chemotherapy`
  5. surg mgt for leukemia
    bone marrow transplant
  6. leukemia Tx may last?
    2-3 yrs
  7. leukemia probability of survival are decreased with?
  8. nurse mgt for leukmia
    • assess emotion
    • resolve fear
    • explore Tx coping
  9. autoimmune blood disorder associated with platelet deficit in circulatory system preceded by viral infection
    idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
  10. idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) manifestation
    • bruising
    • petichiae
  11. med mgt for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
    • platelet transfusion
    • CBC
    • bone marrow aspiration
  12. if drugs no longer control idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) what may be indicated
    splenectomy, but not before 5 years bc of immature immune system
  13. pharm mgt for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
    • steroids
    • immune glbulin - block dest. of platelet
  14. nurse mgt for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
    • use soft tooth brush
    • avoid sports unil resolved

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61 peds
2011-10-27 16:46:50
hemat lymphatic system

hemat and lymphatic system
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