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Define Polycythemia.
increase RBC count
What is the MVC?
average volume of RBC ~about 76-100
What is the MCH?
average content of Hb/ RBC (27-33)
What are 4 clinical features of anemia?
1-weakness
2- Dyspnea
3- pale skin and mucousal membranes
4- tachycardia
T or F: During hemorrhage, a patient is usually normocytic and normochromic.
true
Hemolytic anemia is described as ____.
increased destruction of RBC
Will you see erythropoiesis in hemolytic anemia?
yes, trying to compensate fro the destruction