FIZTGERALD STUDY QUESTIONS

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FIZTGERALD STUDY QUESTIONS
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  1. What is Ferritin?
    Where is it found?
    • Protein inside of body cells that store iron
    • Best estimation of body iron stores.

    Commonly found in: Bone Marrow, Liver and Spleen
  2. What medications are commonly responsible for macrocytosis without anemia?
    • carbamezepine (Tegretol)
    • Zidovudine (AZT)
    • Valproic Acid (Depakote)
    • Phenytoin (Dilantin)
    • EtOH 

    Antipsychotics/SZ, Protease Inhibitors
  3. Causes of microcytic anemias:
    • Thalessemia - Normal RDW
    • Fe Deficient - hypochromic
  4. Normal Lab Values
    RBCs, H&H, MCV, MCH/MCHC, RDW, Retics
    • RBC: 4.2 - 5.4
    • H&H: Ratio 1:3
    • MCV: Mean Corpuscular Volume (Size)
    • < 80 = Microcytic
    • 80-96 = Normal
    • > 96 = Macrocytic

    • MCHC = Mean Corp. HgB, concentration
    • 31-37 = Noromochoromic
    • < 31 = hypochromic

    RDW = Distribution. No > 15%

    Reticulocytes = 1-2 %
  5. At what age should a female receive their first pap test?
    Age 21 or 3 years post coitus, whatever is first
  6. Macrocytic Anemias include
    • vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) or folic acid
    • hypersegmented neutrophils

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