9971 - Anemia In Family Practice Evaluation and Management...

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Evaluation and Management of Anemia in Family Practice Anemia In Family Practice Dr Marie Andrades Assistant Professor Department of Family Medicine The Aga Khan University
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Hemoglobin below the normal reference level for the age and sex of the individual Anemia In Family Practice Reference range: n 1-3 days: 14.5 - 22.5g/dl n 6 months to 2 years: 10.5 - 13.5g/dl n Adult Men: 13-18 g/dl n Adult Women: 11.5-15.5g/dl
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Prevalence : Anemia In Family Practice South East Asia 70% National Health Survey Pakistan children < 5 years 60% Adolescent 47% Adult women 43% Adult men 19% In Elderly, commonest anemia are iron deficiency & chronic disease
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Clinical Features (symptoms): Anemia In Family Practice Infants Irritability, restlessness Anorexia, sleepiness Behavioral changes School going children
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Clinical Features (symptoms): Anemia In Family Practice Common Fatigue/Muscle weakness Headache/Lack of concentration Faintness/dizziness Exertional dyspnoea/palpitation Angina/intermittent claudication
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Clinical Features (signs): Anemia In Family Practice Non-specific pallor, tacycardia, flow mummer Specific koilonychia, angular stomatitis, glossitis neuropathy, dementia, paraplegia jaundice, bone deformities, leg ulcer
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History: Anemia In Family Practice n Physiological n Inadequate intake n Blood loss n Malabsorption n Comorbids n Drug history n Family history
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