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Unformatted text preview: o Platelet count (infection, malignancy, bleeding) • Other o Bone marrow examination o liver & renal biochemistry o Markers of inflamation (ESR, CRP) o Thyroid markers (hypothyroidism is associated with anaemia) o Blood cultures (if sepsis suspected) Management: Treatment should be aimed at the underlying cause. In patients suffering from anaemia of chronic disease blood transfusions may be of benefit. Erythropoetin also has a place in the treatment of certain anaemias as do iron, folate, and B12 supplements....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10