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47. A 50-year-old female is diagnosed with primary thrombocythemia. A nurse would expectthe blood smear to reveal _______ platelets.48. A 30-year-old female presents with hematuria, menorrhagia, and bleeding gums. She is diagnosed with immune thromobcytic purpura (ITP). A nurse realizes the most likely cause is:49. For a patient experiencing hypersplenism, the nurse expects the erythrocytes to be:50. Thrombocytopenia may be:51. A 10-year-old male presents with abdominal swelling, night sweats, fever, and weight loss. He is diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma. Upon obtaining the history, which of the following is the most likely cause?52. A 52-year-old male IV drug user was diagnosed with hepatitis C 5 years ago. He is now experiencing impaired blood clotting. The nurse suspects a decrease in which of the following vitamins?53. A nurse checks individuals with liver disease for clotting problems because:54. A 40-year-old female develops disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). Upon obtaining the history, which finding is the most likely cause of this condition?55. A nurse is teaching staff about disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). Which information should the nurse include? The sequence of events in DIC is initiated by the release of:56. A 22-year-old female just delivered a healthy baby girl. She suffered from eclampsia during her pregnancy, and on the second postpartum day she complained of bleeding gums and bruising on her arms and legs. Hematology lab tests indicate that she had disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). Further review of lab tests by the nurse revealed an increase in:
Week 7 QuizChapter 2057. When the nurse sees a diagnosis of hereditary hemochromatosis on the chart, the nurse knows this is a disorder of:58. In disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), the nurse assesses for active bleeding after intravascular clotting because:59. A 35-year-old male was diagnosed with hepatitis B. Further tests revealed neutropenia characterized by a neutrophil count less than _____ per milliliter.60. A nurse realizes a patient has thrombocytopenia when the platelet count is below _____ platelets per cubic millimeter.