Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Heme Disorders

TermDefinition
Anemia Lack healthy RBC
S/Sx of Anemia Dizziness, Fatigue, malaise, increased heart rate, palpitations, SOB, weakness, pallor, headache, brittle nails
Diagnostics for Anemia CBC, blood shape/size testing, bone marrow biopsy
Treatment for Anemia Iron, vitamins, blood transfusion, medication, folic acid
Causes of Anemia Iron deficiency, vitamin deficiency, anemia inflammation, aplastic anemia, bone marrow disease, hemolytic and sickle cell disease
Assessment for Anemia Physical exam, past medical history, CBC, bone marrow biopsy, blood shape/ size testing
Most affected in Anemia Malnourished
Sickle Cell Anemia misshaped RBC
S/Sx of Sickle Cell Anemia Pain in joints, dizziness, fatigue, Low O2, malaise, infections, delayed growth
Diagnostics for Sickle Cell Anemia Blood tests check for Hemoglobin S, prenatal amniocentesis
Treatment for Sickle Cell Anemia Bone marrow transplant, antibiotics, pain management, Hydroxyurea
Causes of Sickle Cell Anemia Gene mutation in hemoglobin- inherited
Extra/ most affected for One parent= trait Both parents= sickle cell
Assessments for Sickle Cell Anemia Physical exam, blood tests check for hemoglobin S, prenatal amniocentesis
Von Willebrandt's Disease Bleeding disorder
S/sx of Von Willebrandt's disease recurrent/ prolonged nose bleeds, bleeding gums, increased menstrual flow, excessive bleeding from cuts, bruising
Diagnostic tests for Von Willebrandt's Disease Von W factor antigen test, factor activity, clotting activity, factor multimers
Treatment for Von Willebrandt's Disease Desmopressin, replacement therapies, oral contraceptives, clot stabilizing medications, drugs applied to cuts.
Causes of Von Willebrandt's Disease Inherited abnormal gene, low levels of clotting in the blood
Extra/ most Affected Autosomal dominant
Assessments for Von Willibrandt's Disease Physical exam, Von W factor, clotting activity
Hemophilia Bleeding disorder
S/sx of Hemophilia Large deep bruises, joint pain, swelling, unexplained bleeding, blood in urine or stool, nose bleeds, unexplained irritability
Diagnostics for Hemophilia blood tests
Treatment for Hemophilia Desmopressin, clot preserving medication, fibrin sealants, Physical therapy, vaccinations, first aid for cuts
Causes of hemophilia Lack sufficient blood clotting proteins
Extra/ Most affected Occurs mostly in males. faulty gene on the X chromosome, genetics, inherited
Assessment for Hemophilia Physical exam, blood tests
Created by: Sonimarie