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    Hematology is the study of blood and how it relates to health and disease (“Blood Disorders”). Hematologists study blood disorders, what causes them, and how to prevent, treat, and cure them (“Blood Basics”). Advances in this field have helped increase the quality of life in people who suffer from blood disorders. For example, CML (Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia) used to be treated with chemotherapy, which kills rapidly dividing cells, both healthy and diseased. Because of studies in hematology, CML patients can be cured much more quickly and easily using imatinib, a “smart” drug that only targets cells with the mutation causing the disease. Additionally, hemophilia patients used to need a trip to the hospital for several days for large doses…

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    Pediatric Hematology Essay

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    time and resources to treating patients with blood related illnesses. They go above and beyond to make sure their patients cope as comfortably as possible with their illnesses.Before becoming a Pediatric Hematology, one must consider ten…

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    Hematology Case Study

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    Hematology Assignment 1 Name: Asenaca Matameli Student ID: s160177 Hematology Case 3-2 Answers: 1) Fred G, the 22 year old white man has leukocytosis as his White blood cell (WBC) count is increased (16.5×10^9/L) as shown in the Complete Blood Count results. This raises the intuition of blunt trauma and it is also an initial marker of injury along with physical exam. Leukocytosis in trauma is however due to neutrophilia as seen in this patient having a high neutrophil count. Increased in…

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    Laboratory science is a bachelor degree program offered here at South Dakota State University. Obtaining this degree and passing the board certificate process would allow a person to become a Medical Lab Technician. A Medical Lab Tech, can be found in hospitals, doctor’s offices and research facilities. A medical lab technician has special training in diagnosis procedures and work with highly with laboratory equipment to assist doctor in the diagnosis process. The job outlook for board…

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    Abstract The study is to show how sickle cell has influenced us today’s society. The association of hematology conclude that people of African American descent are at the highest risk for obtaining this disease. Continued by Hispanic Americans from central and south America, and people of Indian, Asian, and middle eastern descent. The goal is to show and inform about this deadly disease, and trigger people to get checked for sickle cell disease. This has been done by exanimating web pages such…

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    A. also reported that she takes aspirin a couple times per day. Ms. A. low hemoglobin level may be a sign of slow internal bleeding as well. Further testing such as a stool guaiac, CT of the abdomen and esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is recommended to assist in determining whether she is indeed having some internal bleeding. According to Dr. Diamond (2000), physicians usually advise people with high risk of heart attack to take a baby aspirin every day. However, many studies confirmed that the…

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    Aplastic Anemia

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    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. According to Nowrousian (23-27), scientific advancements have contributed tremendously to the understanding and treatment of different types of anemia. For instance, Science has significantly…

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    Hematotoxicity Experiment

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    when conducting tests on drugs and substances. The hematotoxicity testing will be dependent on if the drug is actively administrated to patients who had reactions or if the drug is still in the discovery phase. A controversial issue is the predictive value of data from human preclinical safety and toxicity studies for hematotoxicity. When testing among different species, there may be similarities with some of the results. However, the metabolism and the relative sensitivity is where major…

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    There are branches inside the Medical Technology that people can specialize on. Hematology is related to analysis of blood. Microbiology is to find the bacteria in wounds. Microbiologists in Medical Technology decides what antibiotics to use for what case. Blood banking is the transfusion of blood. For instance, Carter Blood Care. When people get into accidents, they have to figure out their blood type and match the right antibodies. There are various fields inside this career. He is a…

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    Red Blood Research Paper

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    the key component to living. Unknown to most, but the blood's composition must be kept at near perfect balance at all time for it to perform all its functions. Blood is a crucial part of an animal's existence. Without it, it could not survive. Blood has numerous types as well as appearances, and behind its composition and functions, it involves chemistry. Blood is more useful than one might think. Most importantly it, of course, is used for living. Blood is a vital point for life. Blood is…

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