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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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    With blood smear analysis they were able to see that the mice studied showed the same effects expected to see in thalassemic patients. Red blood cell count, hemoglobin, hematocrit, red cell distribution had all decreased significantly were as reticulocytes, which are immature red blood cells without a nucleus in thalassemic mice when compared to the wild type. Using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, they found that in the trabecular sites such as the femoral metaphysis, tibial metaphysis, and…

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    Sickle Cell Disease

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    prevalence among Black Americans and Hispanics in the United States. Inheritance is autosomal recessive and results in production of sickle hemoglobin S instead of hemoglobin A. Two copies of the hemoglobin S gene results in the most prevalent type of sickle cell disease, Hemoglobin SS. This type also has the shortest life span. The second type is Hemoglobin SC in which there is one copy of…

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    Gene Therapy in Hemoglobinopathy Hemoglobinonpathy is the lack of a molecule or total blood hemoglobin chains. Hemoglobin is found in red blood cells. Example of the disease is alpha-thalassemia. This happens due to lack of one or two series of alpha-Zhlobin or beta (where the shortfall in one or two Zhlobin beta), for example, inheritance thalassemia is inherited through a recessive trait autosomal recessive physical. There are differences between the alpha thalassemia and beta…

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    the ground. This condition often happens to long-distance runners. It can also happen to other athletes, including dancers and hikers. This condition may also be called march hemoglobinuria. This condition may cause part of the red blood cells (hemoglobin) to appear in the urine, making the urine red (hematuria). In most cases, the body can make enough new red blood cells to replace the damaged cells. If the body cannot replace red blood cells quickly enough, the blood will not carry enough…

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    This is a disease in which the hemoglobin protein is produced incorrectly and the red blood cells have a sickle shape. A person that is homozygous recessive for the sickle cell trait will have sickled red blood cells that all have the incorrect hemoglobin. A person who is homozygous dominant will have normal red blood cells. From the images on the first page in the packet, this trait is an example…

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    abnormal hemoglobin S [HbS] leads to chronic hemolytic anemia, pain, and organ failure (Grossman & Porth, 2014). SCD is transmitted by a recessive gene and can manifest as a sickle cell trait or sickle cell disease. The sickle cell trait may manifest as a heterozygote with one HbS gene [HbS], and SCD may manifest as a homozygote with two HbS genes [HbSS] (Grossman & Porth, 2014). The atypical appearance of HbS results from a mutation within the hemoglobin molecule. Deoxygenated hemoglobin…

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    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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    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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    Haemoglobinopathies

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    Haemoglobinopathies Bain (2011) defined Haemoglobinopathies as diseases caused by inherited globin synthesis disorders and thus affects the haemoglobin protein of the blood and its function. It can be argued that haemoglobinopathies are the most common gene recessive disorders in the world (Streetly and Dick 2005). In Australia, the increase of cases with haemoglobinopathies disorder is due to immigration of ethnicities that belongs in the risk list (Metcalfe, Barrow-Stewart and Campbell 2007).…

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