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Anemia

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Section 1

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MCVsize of a RBC
RDWindex of variation in RBC cell size
MCHaverage weight of hgb in a RBC
MCHCaverage concentration of hgb in a RBC
Reticulocyte countmeasures RBC production
Ferritinstorage protein for iron
TIBCavailability of binding sites for iron
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Section 2

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Targets cells on peripheral smear indicatesthalassemia
Ringed appearance of RBC indicatessideroblastic anemia
Atrophic glossitis is a cardinal sign of B12 deficiency anemia
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Section 3

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Decreased TIBC in malnutrition, liver disease, inflammatory diseases, hemolytic, pernicious, sickle cell
Increased TIBC inlate pregnancy, low body iron stores, IDA
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Section 4

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The following decrease iron absorptiondairy, antacids, calcium supplements, coffee, tea, bran, whole grains
The following increase iron absorptionvitamin C juices, taking iron 30 minutes prior to eating
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Section 5

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Pathophysiology of normocytic, normochromic anemiasdecreased production, increased destruction/loss
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Section 6

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Causes of normocytic, normochromatic anemiaschronic disease, hemolytic, aplastic, renal failure, hypothyroidism
Causes of microcytic, hypochromic anemiasIDA, menses, GI bleeding, lead poisoning, thalassemia, sideroblastic
Causes of macrocytic anemiasVit B12 or folate deficiency, meds, etoh, liver disease, hypothyroidism, BM dysplasia
Causes of normocytic, hemolytics anemiassickle cell
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