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    A person with a iron-deficiency anemia will have sumptoms such as shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness, and pale skin. Iron is part of the hemoglobin that is found in red blood cells and also, myoglobin which is found in muscle cells. Hemoglobin molecules in red blood cells function to trancsport oxygen (O2) from the lungs to cells. Then, some assist in returning some carbon dioxide (CO2) from cells to the lungs. Iron is part of some enzymes…

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    Decompression Sickness

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    1) With the increase in aquatic depth, Po2 & Pn2 increase. Increasing Po2 in the atrial blood will provide the necessary oxygenation to other vital organs as well as the brain unless the diver depletes his/her oxygen supplies which results in a state of hypoxia (Caton-Richards. M, 2013). It is also said that Po2 along with increasing depth plays a role with inhibiting the urge respirate thus, allowing the diver to stay under water longer. Pn2 on the other hand activates the urge to respirate.…

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    guidelines adopted from the recourses available on the lecture note site on blackboard. Purpose: In this study, Mukhopadhyay et al. (2010) acknowledge that there are studies that confirm the use of blood saving system correlating with preserved hemoglobin level; however, there are no other studies that show the significance of these tools in relation to the frequency…

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    The major difference between oxyhemoglobin and deoxyhemoglobin is the oxygen and the hemoglobin being impelled with one another. 4. What is the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve? The oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve measures the limited amount of force of oxygen in the blood anaerobically and aerobically. The curve…

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    Sickle-Cell Diseases Sickle – cell disease is a kind of disease that infects red blood cells. This disease is inherited disease in which the body is unable to produce normal hemoglobin (1).There are several names for this disease such as sickle cell anemia. This disease spreads in inbreeding because it is a genetic disease. This disease is called sickle cell because the red blood cells under a microscope take a curved or crescent shape like a sickle (tool for harvesting forage).The cells…

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    blood and the blood is collected on special paper that has circles on it to be covered with the blood. The special paper is then sent to a special laboratory to analyze for abnormal hemoglobin. The laboratory diagnosis of sickle cell anemia is found on the basis of the results of a CBC count, isoelectric focusing, hemoglobin electrophoresis, and high-performance liquid chromatography (Platt & Sacerdote, 2006). A patients blood test will show to have elevated reticulocyte counts if he or she has…

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    “The art of phlebotomy originated with bloodletting in 1400 B.C. and the modern clinical lab emerged in the 1960s – and it has not fundamentally evolved since then.” – Elizabeth Holmes. The reason for phlebotomy is to draw blood for lad tests. One test that is commonly used to determine ones overall health is and detect a range of disorders is a complete blood count (CBC) test. Some examples of disorders are anemia, infection and leukemia. The complete blood count (CBC) test measures multiple…

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    from the disease (“Sickle Cell Disease: Symptoms and Causes”). For sickle cell disease to be present an autosomal recessive pattern or condition must be present. That means that both parents must pass down a copy of the mutated gene, which is the hemoglobin *S gene (“Sickle Cell Disease: Learn.Genetics”). Sickle cell disease is confusing for most people because of the perplexed genetics make-up, the trait, and chances of their child getting the disease. Chances of getting the disease is…

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    Past Medical & Surgical History, Pathophysiology of medical diagnoses (with APA citations) 1. Iron Deficiency Anemia: The most commonly occuring cause of anemia. Iron deficiency results in the lack of iron for hemoglobin synthesis within the body. This may be a result of low intake, diminished absorption, physiological increase in requirements, excessive iron loss, chronic renal failure, hemodyalisis, and idiopathic iron loss. (Copstead & Banasik, 2013) KG receives frequent blood transfusions to…

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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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