Flashcards in hematopoiesis Deck (10):
what are 3 oral effects of anemia?
Increased risk of periodontitis, abnormally pale tissue in mouth, inflammation of the tongue.
Most anemias are due to a deficiency in one of what 3 essential nutrients?
Iron, Vitamin B12, Folic acid
Iron is excreted regularly T/F
Taking iron supplements through oral routes and intravenously are equally effective. T/F
vitamin B12 is also known as
Lack of intrinsic factor leads to what?
Vitamin B12 deficiency
vitamin B12 deficiency is treated by?
injection of B12-orally taking it won't help
sickle cells only last how long?
Healthy red blood cells last how long?