A brief review of anemia

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A brief review of anemia, sickle cell disorder and thrombocytopenia. Jerry Byrd University of Phoenix 11/19/2010
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This a discussion of the three issues each individual has starting with the four year old female continuing with the africian American child and concluding with Richards symptoms. Here is a brief review of anemia, sickle cell disorder and thrombocytopenia. Pediatric Anemia. Anemia is the term for a reduced number of red cells in the blood. There are two main types of anemia, the first being when the body fails to produce red cells in sufficient quantity, and the second when the body loses more red cells than it is producing. The World Health Organization diagnostic’s for anemia in kids is a hemoglobin concentration in children aged 1-2 years differs greatly between the children’s ages 3-5 years. Some laboratories use different criteria, these used by the reporting laboratory must always be quoted in the lab report. Anemia is caused by a number of different disorders, some of the more significant being as follows: Anaemia is due to reduced red blood cell/haemoglobin counts Bone marrow damage from tumours cells as in leukemia. Bone marrow replacement by non hemo-genetic tissue such as granulomas resulting from
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HCA 240 taught by Professor Agnessamaniego during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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