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Sickle cell anaemia
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Oxygen is required in the entire body to generate and produce energy. The red blood cells, therefore, transport oxygen to the whole body for this activity.… rised by the presence of an atypical haemoglobin type S which is rigid, fragile and crescent-like cells that easily die off making a person record low red blood cells count. The disease is inherited by…
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Molecular Basis of Pernicious Anaemia
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Pernicious Anaemia Practical report Name: Date: Introduction Chronic atrophic gastritis is an organ specific autoimmune disease that has several stages with the end stage being the pernicious anaemia1. Among other characteristics of the disease, wasting away of the stomach has been identified as the mostly common.… This process is important because it is a…
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An audit of anaemia in haemodialysis patients
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The following is an example of how this writer (as a nurse) would develop, implement, and evaluate an audit of anaemia in haemodialysis patients. The measures put forth here are consistent with contemporary health policy and the evolving role of the specialist nurse. … According to the NICE guidelines, published by the Royal College of Physicians,…
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Cllinical Skils in haematology and bone marrow transplantion Nursing Module
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Introduction: This nursing module is designed to demonstrate clinical skills and critically analyze the nursing management on the basis of current knowledge and evidence in the area of clinical haematology. I am a nurse in clinical haematology in Belfast Haematology and Bone… Although blood transfusion is an apparently acceptable treatment, this is not the…
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Nursing Module
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Introduction: This nursing module is designed to demonstrate clinical skills and critically analyze the nursing management on the basis of current knowledge and evidence in the area of clinical haematology. I am a nurse in clinical haematology in Belfast Haematology and Bone Marrow Unit.… Although blood transfusion is an apparently acceptable treatment, this…
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IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA IN PREGNANCY
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This condition is common in developing countries among childbearing women. When one is pregnant, iron requirements get significantly high. Iron is vital for production of haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is a protein… ecially in second and third trimesters, which may cause to anaemia. When morning sickness becomes severe, such that it causes vomiting, the risks of…
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Describe the journey of a Red Blood Cell around the body
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RED BLOOD CELLS AND THEIR JOURNEY 1. Introduction and functions of Red Blood cells Red blood cell (RBC) or erythrocyte is a body cell with simple structure. A mature RBC gets its structure after elimination of specialised cellular organelles including the nucleus, mitochondria and endoplasmic reticulum during its maturation process.… A spectrin network…
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Sickle cell anemia
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Sickle Cell Anaemia Name Instructor Task Date Chapter 4 Abstract Sickle cell anaemia is a disease that is genetic and one that leads to blood disorder and usually transferred during birth. Several factors indeed affect pregnant women who have the sickle cell trait or who have the disease and the factors are, fear anxiety and level of education.… Most people do…
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Transfusion in the patient with Sickle cell Disease
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Red cell transfusion is a well accepted therapy for clinical management of the most severe form of haemoglobinopathies namely, sickle cell disease (SCD) and… e, transfusion strategy is applied to prevent the recurrence, or the first occurrence, of stroke which is a major crisis in SCD, and to manage pulmonary hypertension and other sources of morbidity and…
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Develope a research plan for this topic = Risk factors for Helicobacter pylori Infections among residents in a Native American settlement
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Studies carried out earlier postulate the association between Helicobacter pylori infection, hemorrhagic gastritis resulting in gastrointestinal blood loss and… Assumptions, Limitations and Delimitations: As the rate of H. pylori seropositivity augments with age, 78% of the residents around 14 years displayed seropositivity. Total follow up of the entire…
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Iron deficiency anemia
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In order to understand the root causes and effects of iron deficiency, it is vital that one grasps the underlying basics of the problem hence the need to use this book. In term of… It also explains that iron deficiency originates from poor dieting whereby one takes foods that are not rich in the nutrient. This book explains the functions of iron in the body…
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Haematology
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Describe the symptoms and diagnosis of a patient suffering from 'Haemolytic Anaemia'. Introduction If the haemoglobin level in the red blood cells or packed cell volume of red blood cells (haematocrit) is lesser than the lower limit of 95 % reference interval for the individual’s age, gender, and geographical location, it is considered to be an anaemic condition.…
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The Impact of Maternal Iron Deficiency and IDA on Childhood
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Anaemia has been described as an epidemic in the developed world affecting mostly women and children. Medical and nutritional experts have defines the recommended levels of… This leads to complication during pregnancy and may trigger post pregnancy complications to the mother and child. In a bid to determine the impact of maternal iron deficiency and IDA on…
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Health economic evaluation
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This paper gives a general view of the study followed by a critique. It concludes by a recommendation whether to use the newer darbepoetin alfa or the older r-HuEPO It… The study is given in two sections, appendix A and appendix. Appendix A calculates the cost for a period of 13 weeks and appendix B, the costs incurred for one year. Only patients with…
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The genetic basis of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
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G6PD deficiency affects more than four hundred million people around the world. Its prevalence around the world has marked similarity to that of malaria, which has led to… 008, pp.64, define G6PD deficiency as “an X-linked, hereditary genetic defect due to mutations in the G6PD gene, which cause functional variants with many biochemical and clinical…
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Haematology
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Haematology Instructor University Haemostasis 1: Vascular injury initiates various multistep processes to ensure that a clot is formed at the site of injury to prevent any loss of blood. Two important steps involved in the prevention of blood loss and repair include platelet plug and fibrin clot formation.… There are certain glycoproteins present on the…
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Topics in Clinical Biochemistry and Haematology (Haematology)
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Based on John’s clinical history and the presented signs and symptoms, the underlying pathology of his condition is most likely to be caused by autoimmune haemolytic anaemia. There is however a number of other likely diagnoses that should be taken into consideration before an… Sideroblstic anaemia can either ne inherited or acquired but in Johns case, an…
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Pathology Science
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Hereditary elliptocytosis is an inherited hemolytic disorder characterized by the presence of elongated red blood cells or poikilocytosis of irregular degrees. Hereditary elliptocytosis shows an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance with at least 4 genetic loci implicated in… The mechanical instability resulting from theses horizontal membrane defects is…
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EARLY VERSUS LATE CLAMPING OF THE UMBILICAL CORD
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Iron deficiency, along with iron deficiency anaemia, are among the major health issues in young children the world over and are related to deprived neurodevelopment (McDonald & Middleton, 2009). Late clamping of umbilical cord has been proposed as a way of preventing infant iron… Internationally, roughly a quarter of children below the age of four have iron…
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Haematology Exam Questions
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In the paper “Haematology Exam Questions” the author analyzes the ranges of the normal differential white cell. High differential white cell count may result in leukemia or lymphoma. A low neutrophil count may be because of an infection and the condition.… Anaemia is a medical condition in which the number of the red blood cells is low. This…
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Write up of 'Cameroon Case Study'
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The symptoms may occur mildly or severely to a patient. The boy in this case, study had severe symptoms of the disease, which made him be hospitalized. Mostly, the patient suffers the disease from their birth. However, the… However, there are other sickle cell anaemia screening tests unavailable to test sickle cell anaemia in the small laboratory at the Mbetta…
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Malnutrition
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MALNUTRITION Instructor University Malnutrition Nutrients are a necessity for the human body, as they are those elements present in food that provide humans with essential life sustenance. On the other hand there is malnutrition, a health disorder that defines the shortage, excess or imbalance of one or more of these nutrients, such as iron, protein and fat, which can cause a number of diseases such as Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Obesity and Kwashiorkor.…
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Hematology case Study Assignment
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Multiple Myeloma Name Institution 1. Appraise the results and identify the diagnosis. An old woman of 57 years of age presenting with a history of increasing back pain, fatigue, weight loss and on physical examination, presents with pallor. On doing laboratory tests, the following were found to be positive findings: Red blood cells, haemoglobin concentration and Haematocrit were lower than the normal ranges.…
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Hematology case Study Assignment
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An old woman of 57 years of age presenting with a history of increasing back pain, fatigue, weight loss and on physical examination, presents with pallor. On doing laboratory tests, the following were found to be positive findings: Red blood cells, haemoglobin concentration and… In addition, moderate rouleaux reaction could be noted. A bone marrow aspirate…
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Business law
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Ernest Price obtained prescriptions and supplies of Oxycontin for treatment of sickle cell anaemia, from different clients in different cities, suffered from the drug’s adverse effects, and sued his clients and associates (doctors and pharmaceutical companies) for failing to… bject matter is legal and Price’s act of concealing information when he contracted…
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