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    Aplastic Anemia

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    More than three million people in the U.S. have anemia, with women and people with chronic diseases being at greater risk of developing anemia. Biomedical sciences have been moving into an interesting developmental phase and with the passing of Obama Care medical practices have also been going through stages of increasing uncertainty as the U.S. has not been able to resolve the challenges associated with the increased cost of healthcare linked to scientific developments, public anticipation, and, the growing elderly population. All these things have had a profound effect on the treatment and management of anemia as health care cost rise. The focus of this paper is to review the effects of science on the treatment and management of anemia.…

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    Ms. A, the writer concludes that she is suffering from iron deficiency anemia. Iron deficiency anemia is a very common type of anemia. Generally, the word “anemia” is used to describe a condition in which the number of red blood cells (RBCs) are lower than the normal in the blood. The function of red blood cells is to carry oxygen and eliminate carbon dioxide from the body. Another reason when an individual have anemia, if RBCs does not have sufficient amount of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is an…

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    In other words, anemia may be stimulated by malnutrition, family history of anemia, alcoholism, strict vegan diet, intestinal disorders that affect nutrient absorption of the body, exposure to toxic chemicals, anemia in women during childbearing years, race, and chronic diseases. Signs and Symptoms Fatigue and weakness are the signs of mild anemia. The other signs include pasty or sallow complexion or no color in the palms, gums, nails beds, and lining of eyelids. People who are weak, get…

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    compromised, and some internal organs over work in compensation for the lack of oxygen resulting in anemia. Anemia is noted when the amount of red blood cells in our body decreases, as well as reduction in the number of the hemoglobin and hematocrit levels. The four classifications of anemia are, microcytic, macrocytic, normocytic, and hemolytic anemia. (Buttarro, Trybulski, Polgar Bailey, Sanberg-Cook 2013). The purpose of this discussion is to review microcytic anemia, which could be the…

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    Interview: Sickle cell anemia (SCD) is a special form of anemia which is inherited from the parents to the sons, and in which the shape of red blood cells (RBCs) is changed, usually the red blood cells is shaped like round discs, but in sickle cell anemia the red blood cells are shaped like crescent moons, or sickles that leads to the not enough healthy red blood cells which become unable to carry adequate amount of oxygen to the different body organs. Normally the red blood cells are round and…

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    Not only can illnesses cause anemia, but also anemia can be inherited through genetics. This can be the most mild form of anemia. Most often, when a child is diagnosed as anemic it has most likely been inherited from their mother. Likewise, when a pregnancy induced anemic mother gives birth to her child, it is likely that the child may form or struggle with anemia in his or her life. Furthermore, a person diagnosed with anemia due to genetics should not take more iron than needed. Too much iron…

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    Iron Deficiency Anemia Anemia is caused by a low level of red blood cell in the body. Some of the different types of anemia include: iron deficiency, vitamin, sickle cells anemia and thalassemia. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the data presented to determine what type of anemia Ms. A. has. Subjective Data Ms. A is a 26-year old Caucasian woman. Who was taken to the emergency clinic by her golf partner after she started complaining of light headedness, difficulty breathing and lack…

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    Essay On Raynaud's Disease

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    your blood circulation, or the blood vessels in your fingers and toes. We’ve dug into the common causes for cold digits and when they might be cause for concern. Common Causes of Cold Fingers and Toes • Dehydration If you’re adequately hydrated, water will trap heat and release it slowly, keeping your body temperature in a comfortable zone. With less water, your body is more sensitive to extreme temperatures. Water warms you up another way as well. It helps power your metabolism, and a sluggish…

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    Anemic Anemi A Case Study

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    1. In review of the patient’s lab work it shows that the patient is anemic. Porth defines anemia as an abnormally low number of circulating red blood cells and/or level of hemoglobin (Porth, 2011). Hemoglobin, or HGB, is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to organs and tissues throughout the body. Hematocrit, or HCT, is the volume of cells in 100 mL of blood (Porth, 2011). HGB and HCT levels can indicate the severity of the anemia. Mean corpuscular volume, or MCV, tells us the…

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    There are many people in the world who carry a blood disorder and may not even know they carry the disease until they have children who have it. An estimated one in twenty people in Malaysia carry the disease known as thalassemia, and while there may only be 200,000 cases of thalassemia per year in the United States, the disease is much more prevalent in the Eastern side of the world. There are several types of thalassemia, and the disease is also known as Cooley’s anemia or Mediterranean…

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