final quiz blood diseases.txt

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final quiz blood diseases.txt
2012-11-24 16:39:21
final review blood diseases

diseases of the blood final review
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  1. Quantitative differential blood analysis includes all of the following except
    size and shape of blood cells
  2. All of the following are symptoms of anemia except
  3. The tightly controlled balance and conservation of this substanceis affected in this form of anemia
    Iron deficiency anemia
  4. Inflammatory, infectious or autoimmune diseases contribute contribute to this form of anemia
    Anemia of chronic disease
  5. RBCs of affected individuals having this form or anemia are larger than RBCs of non-affected individuals
    Megaloblastic anemia
  6. Due to low levels of this substanc, membranes of immature RBCs tend to rupture easily in this form of anemia
    Vitamin B12 deficiency or pernicious anemia
  7. Low serum levels of this substance is conclusive for this form of anemia
    Folic acid deficiency anemia
  8. There are insufficient numbers of RBCs due to their premature destruction in this form of anemia
    Hemolytic anemia
  9. All of the following conditions are examples of hemoglobinopathy except
  10. All of the following statements regarding sickle cell anemia are correct except
    RBCs are less fragile than normal RBCs
  11. All of the following are treatments for sickle cell anemia except
    folate supplements
  12. All of the following statements regarding thalassemia are correct except
    gamma thalassemia is highest in presons of Caucasus descent
  13. All of the following statements regarding diagnosis of thalassemia are correct except
    blood sample shows large, cigar or pencil shaped RBCs
  14. All of the following statements regarding polycythemia vera are correct except
    the cause of polycthemia vera is well established
  15. All of the following are signs and symptoms of polycythemia vera except
  16. All of the following are treatments for polycythemia vera except
    radiation therapy
  17. All of the following processes occur during hemostasis except
    platelet disaggregation
  18. Thrombocytopenia results from all of the following conditions except
    platelet trapping in the liver
  19. Which statement best describes idiopathic thrombocytopenia (ITP)?
    the immune system mistakenly identifies platelets as a threat and forms antibodies to attack them
  20. Which statement best describes thrombotic thrombocytopenia (TTP)?
    a rare condition that occurs when small blood clots suddenly form throughout the body destroying large numbers of platelets
  21. Which statement best describes hemolytic uremic syndrome
    a disorder that causes a sharp drop in platelets, destroys RBCs and is associated with Escherichia coli infection from eating raw or uncooked meat
  22. All of the following statements regarding disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) are correct except
    treatment of it includes lifestyle changes to minimize trauma that can lead to excess bleeding
  23. This WBC disorder leads to dysfunction in organs such as heart, lungs, spleen, skin and the central nervous system
    Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
  24. This WBC disorder leads to increased risk for bacterial and fungal infections
  25. This WBC disorder is associated with the ingestion of OTC supplements containing L-tryptophan
    Eosinophilic-myalgia syndrome