Hematology

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  • Hematology And Blood Disorders

    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

    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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  • The Importance Of Medical Laboratory Science

    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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  • Hematology Case Study

    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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  • Research Paper On Sickle Cell Disease

    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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  • Iron Deficiency Anemia Research Paper

    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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  • Hematotoxicity Experiment

    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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  • How Medical Technology Affects The Quality Of Life

    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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  • Thrombosis Essay

    DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (DVT) COURTNEY BENHAM PHLEBOTOMY AND HEMATOLOGY SEPTEMBER 1,2015 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a condition that will happen when a thrombosis (blood clot) forms in the deep veins in the muscles of your body. Most commonly DVT is found in the legs, but can occur anywhere in the body. DVT can restrict blood flow through the vein, causing pain and swelling. Signs and symptoms of DVT include; swelling in your foot, ankle or leg, cramping in the affected leg felt mostly in the…

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  • Bio 202 Unit 1 Case Study

    Bio 202 - Unit #3 Case Studies: 1- Blood, Heart, and Vessels 1)WHy are lymph nodes enlarged (adenopathy)? How does this fit with his CBC test? J.T’s lymph nodes are enlarged due to a high count of white blood cell count . Jt has a high white blood cell count because his body is trying to fight off an infection. 2) What is the most likely diagnosis that explains all of J.T’s symptoms and lab results? J.T. has Acute Myeloid Leukemia, his symptoms are fatigue, shortness of breath, bleeding, bone…

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