Lead poisoning and blood count

Lead poisoning and blood count - Learning Issue: Lead...

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Learning Issue: Lead poisoning and blood count-MH Iron poisoning is associated with microcytic hypochromic anemia. I didn’t find specific blood values, so I just connected the dots. I also included lead poisoning concentrations and current recommendations for children with lead poisoning. Please shoot me an email if you think I should include something else. Microcytic hypochromic anemia: Hypochromic: Less hemoglobin. Enlarged area of central pallor. o Hemoglobin normal vaules Male: 4.3-5.9 10 6 /mm 3 (4.3-5.9 10 12 /L) Female: 3.5-5 10 6 /mm 3 (3.5-5 10 12 /L) Microcyctic: RBC MCV < 7 um o Mean corpuscular Volume normal values 76-100 um (76-100 fL) Lead poisoning: TABLE 709-4 -- Summary of Recommendations for Children with Confirmed (Venous) Elevated Blood Lead Concentrations BLOOD LEAD CONCENTRATION RECOMMENDATIONS 10–14 μg/dL Lead education Dietary Environmental Follow-up blood lead monitoring in 1–3 mo 15–19 μg/dL Lead education Dietary Environmental Follow-up blood lead monitoring in 1–2 mo
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