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Iggy MS test 1

Cardiovascular and med admin

What is the normal lab value for iron? 12-300 ng/mL
What type of anemia causes glossitis? Vitamin B12 Anemia
What is Aplastic Anemia? Failure of bone marrow to produce RBC's. Often occurs with leukopenia (decrease WBC), Thrombocytopenia (decrease platelets), or pancytopenia (deficiency in all cell types).
What does a nurse assess for in most types of anemias? Tissue perfusion (cap refill, skin color,temp, hair distribution) and elevated HR (may be seen to compensate for lower O2 carrying capacity of cells)
Where is erythropoietin made and what does it do? Kidneys; Promotes production of RBC's by the bone marrow
What stimulates the kidneys to make EPO (erythropoietin)? Low blood oxygen levels
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