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What are the two general causes for anemia?

Decreased number of RBCs and Decreased Hemoglobin Concentration

2

What are the six general clinical symptoms of anemia?

Pallor, lightheadedness, weakness, Vertigo, General lethargy, Dyspnea and Headache

3

What is the cell profile for a general anemic patient?

Decreased RBC and/or HGB

4

What are the RBC indices for Microcytic hypochromic anemia?

Decreased MCV and MCHC

5

What are the RBC indices for Marocytic anemia?

Increased MCV and normal MCHC

6

What are the RBC indices for Normocytic normochromic anemia?

Normals

7

What is the reticulocyte count for aplastic anemia?

Decreased to absent

8

WhaWhat is the reticulocyte count for extra corpuscular hemolytic anemia?

Increased

9

What RBC morphology will you find with extra corpuscular hemolytic anemia?

Schistocytes/ Sphereocytes

10

What RBC morphology will you find with hereditary sphereocytosis?

Sphereocytes

11

What RBC morphology will you find with liver disease?

Round microcytes, targets, stomatacytes or spur cells

12

What RBC morphology will you find with pernicious anemia?

Decreased RBC due to B12 deficiency

13

What RBC morphology will you find with sickle cell anemia?

Targets and sickle cell

14

What RBC morphology will you find with thalassemia?

Microcytic hypo-chromic marked morphology

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Review Blue Sheet for Classification

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State the 3 criteria for accepting a CBC profile.

H and H in balance,
MCHC

17

What are the normals for a CBC?
WBC, RBC, HGB, HCT, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, Retic, Platelet

Look at blue sheet...

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Practice CBC profile acceptance worksheet (#5)

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