Iron deficiency anemia in school age children is not commonly due to reduced

Iron deficiency anemia in school age children is not

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4. Iron deficiency anemia in school-age children is not commonly due to reduced dietary iron.Hemoglobin structural alterations observed with sickle cell disease: 1.Are irreversible.2.Increase the flexibility of erythrocytes.
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3.Are stimulated by deoxygenation.4.Are stimulated by alkalosis. ANSWER AND RATIONALE: 3. Are stimulated by deoxygenation. Sickling or change in the structure of the erythrocyte is stimulated by hypoxia, acidosis, dehydration, and cold. The structural changes seen with sickling are reversible. Once sickling begins, it tends to continue until Po2 returns to normal; then it ceases spontaneously. 2. Erythrocytes become stiffened due to polymerization. 4. Acidosis can produce sickling.A child has classic hemophilia (hemophilia A). Which factor will the nurse be prepared to administer? is no factor XV involved in coagulation.Which information should the nurse remember while planning care for a child with primary thrombocytopenia purpura? Primary thrombocytopenia purpura:
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ANSWER AND RATIONALE: 4. Commonly has fever associated with hypermetabolism.Fever usually is present as a result of two causes: (1) infection
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