BCTC Generic Anemia Questions
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RBC disorders include problems in these 3 areas.
Four possible causes of Anemia.
- Dietary Problems
- Genetic Disorders
- Bone Marrow Disorders
- Excessive Bleeding
Two main types/causes of anemia.
Increase Destruction of RBCs
Decrease Production of RBCs
Four Anemias related to Decreased Production of RBC.
- Iron Deficiency Anemia
- Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia
- Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia
- Aplastic Anemia
The single most common symptom of anemia.
In geriatric population, this type of anemia is a common problem.
This causes anemia resulting from failure to absorb vitamin B12.
Deficiency in intrinsic factor.
This test measures the presence of Vitamin B12 in the urine.
Pancytopenia is common in this type of anemia.
This anemia causes spina bifida during pregnancy.
Folic Acid Deficiency
This vitamin is needed for neurologic function.
This helps distinguish Folic Acid from Vitamin B12 deficiency anemias.
Absence of neurologic problems in F.A.D.
This is most common cause of F.A.D.
Malnutrition- Poor diet
In geriatric population, anemia is a common problem due to this.
Poor diet and limited income.
This is the most common chronic anemia.
Iron deficiency anemia
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