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1

What 3 things do you look at on a CBC to decide if there is an anemia?

-- RBC
-- HgB
-- HcT

2

What does the following indicate?
-- Normal RBC
-- Normal HgB
-- Normal HcT

Normal not anemic

3

What does the following indicate?
-- High RBC
-- High HgB
-- High HcT

Polycythemia

4

What does the following indicate?
-- Low RBC
-- Low HgB
-- Low HcT

Anemia

5

Anemias are classified by what 2 things?

Cell size and cell color

6

RBC color is really a measure of ______ content.

Hemoglobin

7

How do you determine cell size and color?

RBC Indices

8

An RBC Indices consists of what 3 things?

-- McV
-- McH
-- McHc

9

Which RBC Indices dictates cell size?

McV = cell size

10

Which RBC Indices dictates cell color?

McH and McHc = color

11

What anemia is associated with the following:
-- Decreased McV

Microcytic anemia

12

What anemia is associated with the following:
-- Normal McV

Normocytic anemia

13

What anemia is associated with the following:
-- Increased McV

Macrocytic anemia

14

What anemia is associated with the following:
-- Decreased McH (McHc)

Hypochromic anemia

15

What anemia is associated with the following:
-- Normal McH (McHc)

Normochromic

16

What anemia is associated with the following:
-- Increased McH (McHc)

Hyperchromic anemia

17

What is the most common anemia in the world?

IDA

18

What is the most common anemia based on cell size?

Microcytic

19

What is the most common microcytic anemia?

IDA

20

What is the most common etiology of IDA?

CBL

21

What is the most common cause of CBL?

GI tract bleeding

22

What RBC Indices would indicate microcytic hypochromic anemias?

Decreased McV, McH, McHc

23

What are 4 causes of Microcytic Hypochromic anemias?

-- IDA
-- CBL
-- Thalassemia
-- Anemia of chronic disease

24

What is the most common cause of Microcytic Hypochromic anemia?

IDA

25

What are the 3 Iron parameters?

-- TIBC
-- Iron
-- Ferritin

26

What Iron Parameter is the best to differentiate Microcytic Hypochromic anemias?

TIBC

27

IDA has _____ TIBC?

Increased

28

CBL has ______ TIBC

Increased

29

ACD has _____ TIBC

Decreased

30

Thalassemia has _______ TIBC

Normal