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  • Microcytic Anemia Case Study Essay

    A reduction in the hemoglobin and hematocrit affects the body defense mechanism, the body immunity becomes 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,…

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  • Hematology Case Study

    hematology : Clinical principles and applications. 5th ed. Saint Louis: Saunders; 2015:286. http://replace-me/ebraryid=11073954 2) Lahsaee SM, Ghaffaripour S, Hejr H. The effect of routine maintenance intravenous therapy on hemoglobin concentration and hematocrit during anesthesia in adults. Bulletin of emergency and trauma. 2013;1(3):102-107. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27162835 3) Turgeon ML. Clinical hematology : Theory and procedures. 4th ed. United States: A Wolters Kluwer…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Cord Clamping

    To understand the pros and cons of delayed cord clamping you must first understand what cord clamping is, and why it is done. “Cord clamping is part of the third stage of labor, which is the time between delivery of the infant and the placenta. The cord is usually clamped by applying two clamps. The cord is cut between the clamps.” (Reynolds, 2007) Cord clamping is done at the moment of birth to cut off the supply of blood, oxygen and nutrients to the baby from the placenta. Delayed cord…

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  • Case Study Of Chicken Flocks

    Fabricius, and enlarged livers and spleens. The clinical signs, postmortem lesions, and PCV values agreed with the findings of (Yuasa et al., 1979, Taniguchi et al., 1982 & 1983, Aly 2001) and (Pope 1991, Ramadan et al., 1998) who stated that a case of hematocrit value below 27% with yellowish changes in bone marrow and thymic atrophy…

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  • Recreational Therapy Case Studies

    Health History: Patient is a 36 year old female of Caucasian decent. Past medical history, of depression, Bi-polar affective disorder, spinal epidural abscess, paraplegia, anemia associated with acute blood loss, Hepatitis C, poly substance abuse, kidney infection, panic attacks, ectopic pregnancy, staphylococcus infection, protein malnutrition, neurogenic bowel, and neurogenic bladder. Current medical history, patient is a 36 year old female was admitted to Memorial Regional Hospital,…

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  • Delayed Cord Clamping Research Paper

    Delayed Cord Clamping. Does it Help Your Baby? Delayed cord clamping is a procedure where the umbilical cord is not clamped until after the placenta has been birthed or the pulsations have stopped which could take about three minutes after birth. This increases the blood flow from the placenta to the newborn causing and increase in the baby’s blood volume. Since there is more blood flow that means that there is more iron and oxygen in the baby’s system, which is key for healthy brain…

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  • Reflection Paper On Nursing School

    Nursing school is a door that opens many great opportunities and experiences in life. Some of those experiences make you fall in love with nursing all over again and others test your limits. No matter the circumstances, one will always get something out of each experience. The Operating Room (OR) observational day provided to us during third semester is a good example of a great learning experience. Purpose As my day started on Thursday, I couldn’t help, but feel nervous. I remembered the time…

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  • Chronic Bronchitis Case Study Essay

    1. What clinical findings are likely in R.S. as a consequence of his COPD B? There are multiple types of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), COPD “characterized by chronic and recurrent obstruction of airflow in the pulmonary airways (Porth & Matfin, 2009). The recurrent obstruction makes it difficult for a person to breath overtime this problem occurs in the lower respiratory tract. COPD compromises the flow of air in the lungs this causes less oxygen that is being circulated…

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  • Why Professional Athletes Use Steroids

    Athletes are banned from their sport if their hematocrit range is above 50% (“Steroids”). Baseball always has the biggest problem with steroids being used by the athletes (“Alex”). In professional sports such as the NFL and the MLB players use steroids to help them get stronger and better on the field…

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  • Mild Iron Diagnostic Essay

    Her anemia is so severe she is experiencing life threating symptoms of increase heat rate and respirations, hypotension, shortness of breath. After arriving at the hospital, her subjective data and laboratory values of decrease hemoglobin and hematocrit, normal reticulocytes, and low mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) and mean corpuscular volume (MCV) indicated that she has a type of Microcytic hypochromic anemia caused by iron…

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