Anemias

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cruz_852000
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310367
Filename:
Anemias
Updated:
2015-10-26 20:30:42
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hematology anemia
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Hematology review of anemia
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  1. Acute Blood Loss
    • Rapid Symptoms
    • Decreased blood volume
    • Normal plasma Iron
    • Normal HCT & HGB
    • Increased WBC & PLT
    • Normal Rectic %
  2. Chronic Blood Loss
    • Symptoms may take days/weeks
    • Normal blood volume (Decreased RBC, Increased plasma)
    • Decreased plasma iron (from RBC loss)
    • Decreased HCT & HGB
    • Normal WBC and PLTs
    • Increased Rectic %
  3. Iron Deficiency Anemia
    • Decreased RBC, HGB, HCT, MCH, MCHC, MCV
    • Hypochromic-Microcytic RBCs
    • WBC Normal
    • PLTs normal to increased
    • Total serum iron Decreased
    • TIBC Increased
    • % Iron Saturation Decreased
    • Plasma ferritin (iron storage) Decreased **earliest indication of iron deficiency**

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