On physical examination with is the most common sign of anemia?
assess the oral mucous membranes, nail beds, conjunctiva and creases of the palms.
platelet count of 50, 000 to 100,000
patients with platelet defects develops?
petechiae often in clusters ecchymoses hematomas conjunctival hemorrhages bleeding gums bleeding at puncture sites hypotension tachycardia dizziness epistaxis (nose bleed)
1st responder in inflammatory process (phagocytosis)
if increase acute bacterial infection
if increase indicates viral infection
phagocytosis of large particles (macrophages)
2-4% counteract histamine (destroy parasitic worms)
release histamine in the inflammatory phase.
How do we prevent dehiscence
use of abdominal binder
what should the nurse do when evisceration occurs?
cover with saline dressing notify surgical team immediately assesses the patient vitals O2 saturation patient should remain in bed and knees bent to reduce abdominal muscle tension. NPO IV established for fluid management monitor for shock
A condition in which the hemoglobin concentration is lower than normal. A decrease in RBCs
fewer than normal erythrocytes
diminished O2 delivery to body tissues
what is the most common symptom and complication of anemia?