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1.) Iron Deficiency Anemia produces this type of anemia
b. hypochromic, macrocytic
c. normochromic, macrocytic
d. hypochromic, microcytic
e. normochromic, microcytic



D

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2.) Pregnant women should routinely be given iron because (also on 2012, 2013, 2014)
a. the fetus needs iron
b. the mother has lost iron from her previous monthly menses
c. she will lose blood when she delivers
d. all of the above


A

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3.) Why does a patient develop iron deficiency anemia after gastroduodenal bypass surgery? (2014)
a. Because of poor iron absorption
b. Because of poor iron utilization
c. Because of poor iron intake
d. Because of decrease in the reticulo-endothelial system

A

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4.) During the first week of treatment with oral iron, which laboratory parameter should be taken? (also on 2012, 2013 and 2014)
a. hemoglobin
b. hematocrit
c. reticulocyte count
d. red cell indices


C