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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 Anemia Presented by Manny Ramos RN, MSN ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 Crossmatching game for RBC laboratory test values 1. Reticulocytes 2. Hematocrit 3. MCV 4. MCHC 5. MCH Crossmatch items from this column that correspond correctly to the definitions in the other column a. Ave. volume of individual RBCs b. Number of immature RBCs/mm3 blood c. # of circulating RBCs/mm3 blood d. calculated ave. weight of Hg/RBC e. Ave. concentration or % of Hg/RBC f. Packed vol. of RBCs in 100ml blood ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Pathophysiology Decreased RBC production a. Iron deficiency b. Folic acid deficiency c. Aplastic anemia Increased RBC loss or destruction a. sickle cell anemia b. blood loss c. infection ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 Iron deficiency anemia Causes: inadequate dietary iron intake Malabsorption: gastrectomy, chronic diarrhea, celiac sprue increased iron needs: pregnancy and lactation chronic occult blood loss: bleeding ulcers, GI inflammation, hemorrhoids, cancer, chronic hemoglobinuria Menstrual blood loss ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 Iron Deficiency anemia Diagnostics: Iron levels Total iron-binding capacity (TIBC) Serum Ferritin Medications: Iron supplements, oral or parenteral Vit. C ___________________________________ ___________________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course NUR 2211 taught by Professor Judithclark during the Fall '11 term at Valencia.

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