Blood Disorders 1

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  1. Inadequate numbers of RBC's , a deficiency in the production of normal hemoglobin, or production of hemoglobin that is some way defective
    • Anemia
    • (RBC)
  2. _____ Patients often feel _____
    Anemia. fatigued, weak, skin pallor, headache and faintness
  3. Caused by an actual decrease in the number of circulating RBC's lost because of hemorrhage or bleeding
    • Hemorrhagic Anemia
    • (RBC)
  4. Abnormally low RBC count and destruction of bone marrow due to exposure to toxic chemicals
    • Aplastic Anemia
    • (RBC)
  5. Inadequate supply of some substances such as vitamin B12 or iron. Usually caused by poor diet
    • Deficiency Anemia
    • (RBC)
  6. Decreased RBC life span usually results in jaundice
    • Hemolytic Anemia
    • (RBC)
  7. Genetic disease that results in the formation of limited amounts of an abnormal type of hemoglobin
    • Sickle Cell Anemia 
    • (RBC)
  8. This causes RBC to become fragile and misshaped
    Sickle Cell Anemia
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Blood Disorders 1
2013-04-16 01:09:15
OHS Anatomy

6th 6th weeks
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