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Unformatted text preview: Components needed to make a normal RBC (puzzle) I ron: mycrocytic- hyopchromatic anemia small cells. Abnormal erythrocytes reduced hemoglobin folic acid: macrocytic- normochromic anemia pork= b vitamins DNA pattern: Sickle cell anemia Thalasemia B-12 pernicious anemia Genetic trait Kidney: chronic renal failure= Anemia of chronic disease associated with H IV Erythropoietin Liver: Stores iron and cobalt, iron needed for RBCs Microcytic- hypochromic anemia (same type of anemia as for iron) Red bone mar row: Blood loss anemia (when a patient shatters their pelvis) Found in the sternum, ribs, and pelvis Decrease in RBCs Blood pressure: Blood loss anemia Blood loss in intravascular space (when someone is shot with a gun) RBCs cant transport oxygen Absorption from gut: Pernicious anemia Cant absorb iron, protein, folic acid, phosphate, or potassium B12- cobaltamine (decreases cobalt) Pluripotent stem cell: Aplastic anemia (worst kind) Bone marrow failure 2-3 DPG: means low phosphate= low energy (cant load or unload o2)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course NURSING 000 taught by Professor Clark during the Spring '11 term at Alabama.
- Spring '11