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    Jehovah Witness and Blood Transfusion

    we were given a story about how an eight year old boy died from refusing a blood transfusion because he was a Jehovah's witness. In our Clinical Ethics book we had to read a case in Delaware about how a three year old boys Christian Scientist parents refused chemotherapy for the boy. In the story about the boy, he was sick with leukemia and had a seventy percent survival rate of the next five years if he accepted the blood transfusion. Also, they boys legal guardian was his aunt who was a Jehovah's

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    Letting Go

    Letting Go Many people hate to let things go. People find security and comfort in their possessions and the company they keep. We have memories and good emotions associated with the possessions in our life. The most painful experience in life is to let go of someone you love. But allowing yourself to let go is an emotional thing, and as with anything emotional, it’s not always simple. If all this is ripped away from a person, it can have a very negative effect on that person’s life

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    Blood Diamonds

    Diamond Road Assignment 1. Rebel forces control areas and often through the forced labour of people, they produce stones that are known as blood diamonds. These rebels oppose the government, and use the money from the diamonds to purchase weapons and fund their military actions. Blood diamonds are also known as conflict diamonds. 2. If the natives own the land, they rent it to diamond companies, which will agree to leave everything like it was once they are done, Example: they will put

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    Blood Donations

    Advertising for Blood Donations Strayer University November 25, 2012 Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Kersh Advertising for Blood Donations After doing careful research of blood donations, I will be addressing the causes and effects of advertising for blood donations for the past thirty years. The cause of advertising for blood donations is to generate more business for blood (plasma) donations from our community and from other parts of the U.S. The effects of advertising for blood donations is

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    Blood Disorders

    Blood Disorders HCA/240 Blood Disorders Blood is a vital substance of the body and is needed by the body to live, and when it is not carrying out its part it can cause disorders. Blood disorders can affect one’s health in many different ways, and it can also have a big impact on everyday life. There are many ways to help prevent blood disorders with the knowledge of the different symptoms, lifestyle factors, and knowing family history. Each person described in the

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    Blood Disorders

    Blood Disorders Krista Zieber HCA/240 Axia College 9/02/2011 Mary Lou Jenkins Blood is the river of fluid that a person’s body is fueled by. Circulating blood is made up of about 45% red blood cells and 55% plasma. Plasma is the fluid that carries the red blood cells and contains water and other important nutrients. Red blood cells carry oxygen and are produced in the red marrow in ribs, sternum, and the vertebrae. Platelets are produced in bone marrow and are vital to the clotting process;

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    Blood Work

    vascular system, including blood vessel structure, vascular anatomy of the arm, and blood composition. Unit III, Blood Collection Procedures, describes phlebotomy equipment (including the latest safety equipment and order of draw) and proper procedures and techniques for collecting venipuncture and capillary specimens based upon the latest CLSI standards. Also included is an extensive explanation of preanalytical variables, complications, and procedural errors associated with blood collection. Unit IV,

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    Blood Disorders

    Rukeishaya Bonner March 24, 2013 Blood Disorders The evaluation of all three cases has brought me to a final conclusion on diagnosis, causes, treatment, and prevention. The first case I would like to start with is, Spencer. Spencer describes his symptoms as over several week he as noticed more bruising over the body, and tiny marks around the eyes. The disorder Spencer has is called “Thrombocytopenia”. Human Disease states in Chapter Seven that, “when a small number of circulating platetes results

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    Cold Blood

    In the non-fiction novel In Cold Blood, Truman Capote (1965) gives his own narrative of the Holcomb tragedy in which a family of four living out on a secluded farm were slaughtered with a shotgun by the collaboration of two individuals for a seemingly few dollars. In this novel, Capote gives a thorough character description of the two murderers, Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, as he recreates their experience (much as he sees it as it would be from their eyes). He gives accounts preceding the event

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    Blood Bananas

    Blood Bananas Case Introduction Chiquita Brands International is a successful company with a long history that began in 1899 as the United Fruit Company. The company has endured over time through changes in leadership, acquisitions, and process changes to become one of “the big three” banana distributors in the world. While they have become successful; their past has been tarnished by paying bribes to government officials, supporting U.S. coups against smaller nations and exploiting local workers

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    Blood Disorders

    Blood Disorders Edith Kent HCA/240 5/26/13 Dr. David Rodvein Blood Disorders Iron deficiency anemia Lily is suffering from iron deficiency anemia and more than likely developed this blood disorder from the lack of iron in the food and beverages she consumes in her diet commonly can be described as dietary deficiency of iron. Description Iron deficiency anemia occurs when the body does not have enough iron. Iron is needed to produce hemoglobin which is a part of your red blood

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    Blood Disorders

    HCA/240: Blood Disorders There are several different blood disorders that many people suffer from. The three different scenarios that have to discuss all have different symptoms and are different blood disorders. Each one will be discussed and the cause of the disorder will be described, along with relating their symptoms with the diagnosis. Each patient has different ways to prevent or manage their disease in the future. Plasma is a clear, straw colored liquid and makes

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    Blood Disorder

    Blood Disorder Melinda Fleischer HCA 250 July 4, 2010 2 Blood disorders affect many people around the world. Blood is the body’s major transportation system; it supplies oxygen to the lungs, moves carbon dioxide waste from the lungs, and moves hormones throughout the body. Blood disorders have a variety of symptoms and a variety of parts of the anatomy that are affected by them. In our first scenario,

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    Blood Stain

    many crime scenes. The various types of bloodstains account for how the blood was projected from the body. Blood may be dripped out of the body, sprayed from an artery, oozed out through a large wound or flung off a weapon that has struck another person. Through bloodstain pattern analysis, analysts can determine, among other things, the type of injuries received, the order in which the injuries were received, whose blood is present at the scene, and more. As I read throughout the chapter I notice

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    Blood Charac

    Red Blood Cells Isolated from Umbilical Cord Blood Stored at Room Temperature Mariia Zhurova, 1 John Akabutu, 2 and Jason Acker 3 ,* Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► ------------------------------------------------- Abstract Red blood cells (RBCs) from cord blood contain fetal hemoglobin that is predominant in newborns and, therefore, may be more appropriate for neonatal transfusions than currently transfused adult RBCs. Post-collection, cord blood can

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    Forensics of Blood

    of Blood Blood evidence is the most common, most recognized and possibly most important evidence in the world of criminal justice. Throughout the history of violent and fatal crimes, bloodstain evidence has recently begun to emerge as a recognized forensic skill. “Blood is one of the most significant and frequently encountered types of physical evidence associated with forensic investigation of death and violent crime” (Eckert & James, 11). When a violent crime has been committed, blood is

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    Blood

    Blood is very important to our bodies for many reasons; it carries oxygen to our vital organs, as well as important vitamins and minerals to other parts of the body. It also helps to regulate the PH balance as well as our bodies’ temperature. But most importantly, it carries white blood cells which are very important for our immune system. If we have problems with our blood supply, we can develop anemia or leukemia, and this may affect how our bodies function. Worse yet, if not getting it properly

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    Blood Story

    phrases. You see, my mum and dad never told one another that they had mixed blood. Dad had a tiny little tail removed when he was too young to remember and it was the same thing with Mum and her doggy ears. You’d have to get right up close and really know what you were looking for to see the truth – the neat little scars at the top of Mum’s ears and at the base of Dad’s spine. They both thought if they married a pure blood their children would be even less likely to show than them. But what happened

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    Blood Diamonds

    The documentary, Blood Diamonds – The True Story, that I just watched broke my delicate heart. I pity all the victims of the heartless act done by the rebel groups, National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF). I just cannot imagine how many innocent lives perished for the sake of funding civil wars in Central and Western Africa. In addition, I felt guilt within me for patronizing diamonds without knowing the real price and deeper reality behind

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    Blood Donation

    BLOOD DONATION SIDRA BIBI D/O FARZAND ALI MPHIL ( BIOCHEMISTRY) 2nd SEMESTER (MORNING) PMAS –UAAR Sidrabibi1126@yahoo.com Islam enjoins preserving human life and protecting it against all potential harm, affliction and hardship, and it insists on ensuring peace and security for human beings. In the Quran, Allah says, "To save one life is to save all humanity". Islamic law urges every Muslim to be in constant support of his community, and make it a

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    Blood Disorders

    Blood Disorders Teresa Webber HCA/240 10/12/2013 Dr. Jillian Bennett Blood Disorders There are several types of blood disorders and causes for these disorders vary from one medical problem to another. It is important to gather a patient’s symptoms and carefully examine them to make the correct diagnosis because there are too many categories that simple symptoms can fall under. This paper will explain the purpose of plasma, red blood cells, and platelets. It will also share scenarios of

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    Is Killing Worse Than Letting Die

    Zoe G Wallace BIOMEDICAL eTHICS   October 31st, 2014 Is Killing worse than letting Die? Zoe G Wallace BIOMEDICAL eTHICS   October 31st, 2014 Is Killing worse than letting Die? Wallace 1 The man’s face shows his age. It is a kind face but as the nurse administers the scheduled injection of morphine she can see the pain etched in his eyes. He is on the maximum dose and she knows he needs it well before the scheduled time because when it’s quiet at night she can often hear him wimpering

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    Blood Campaign

    ______ GROUP O BLOOD CLUB, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, 31750 Tronoh, Perak Email: groupobloodclub@gmail.com Tel: 05-328 1532/ Fax: 05-3281533 Novemeber 20, 2014 PERMISSION TO HOLD A BLOOD DONATION EVENT Dear Mr Talhah, We from Group O Blood Club will be organizing an event called Starve A Vampire, Donate Blood’ which is a blood donation campaign. The event is open to all staff and student of UTP. We will be collaborating with Hospital Batu Gajah for this blood donation campaign

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    Blood Disorders

    Blood Disorders Shanna Strouble HCA/240 Jerrica Ampadu Blood is an important part of life and plays a vital role in the protection against infections, and the transportation of oxygen and nutrients throughout the body. “Other functions of blood include: the transportation of hormones, the regulation of the body’s acidity levels, and body temperature.” (What is blood? What does blood do? September 12 2014. p1)Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 It is made up of several different portions of what is referred

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    Blood for Sale

    1) I believe that Sol Levin is running the business just like other company in the work in the country as you can’t get blood for just like any super-market but his type of business is open to moral criticism because on the other hand, it create a perception and inequity of that the rich who can afford to purchase the blood can live long and poor whom can’t afford live shorter. 2) Plasma international did not even strike an fair bargain transaction as they purchase from the poor west African

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    Blood Exam

    extrinsic mechanisms of blood clotting. A) PGI2 B) PF3 C) Thrombin D) Thromboplastin (prothrombin activator) Answer: B 2. 2) What is the average normal pH of blood? A) 8.4 B) 7.8 C) 7.4 D) 4.7 Answer: C 3. 3) The special type of hemoglobin present in fetal red blood cells is ________. A) hemoglobin A B) hemoglobin B C) hemoglobin F D) hemoglobin S Answer: C 4. 4) Together, leukocytes and platelets comprise approximately ________ percent of total blood volume. A)

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    Blood Disorders

    Blood disorders Alauna Tuttle HCA/240 March 8th 2015 Blood disorders For the first scenario, we have a 4 year old female with the signs/diagnosis of Iron deficiency anemia. This is the most common type of anemia and can affect people who have a diet which is low in iron or who have lost a ton of RBC’s through bleeding. In this patient’s case, she has a very poor diet due to her picky eating habits. Her diet consists of hot dogs, starchy foods and a sugar filled fruit punch. With the help of

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    Blood Pressure

    Adult baseline observations : Blood pressure The purpose of this assignment is to reflect on a chosen experience that I have identified as requiring more knowledge to complete this skill competently. I have chosen to do my learning contract on adult base line observation – blood pressure. The reason I have chosen this skill is because my first experience of taking a blood pressure was not a positive experience and to this day I still get nervous taking someone’s blood pressure. I can do the skill

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    Blood Doping

    Blood Doping Biology Research Paper Samantha Reid University Seven time consecutive Tour De France champion and yellow rubber band seller of the decade openly admitted to blood doping. His name was Lance Armstrong and not only did he live through cancer, but he was one of the greatest athletes the world has ever known. His list of achievement goes on until his banishment for professional racing and the stripping of his titles. He admitted to using banned substances including steroids and

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    Blood

    5, 2015 Anatomy and Physiology Tell Me About Blood 1. A lower than normal hermatocrit means that a person is anemic. You may have heard your parents say, ‘I think my blood is low”. 2. Lymphopoiesis is the development of lymphocytes, which are which blood cells. Erythropoiesis is the development of erythrocytes, which are red blood cells. Myelopoiesis is the development of myelocytes, which are young blood cells. Granulopoiesis is the haematopoiesis of

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    Blood Donation

    make a blood regularly if your blood is safe to be transferred to another human being. Thesis statement: People should give blood because it is easy and though there might be a little pain involved it, while blood donation will help save so many lives and you can get great snacks. INTRODUCTION I. ATTENTION A. Attention Getter: Do you know that blood donation can help save the lives of up to three people? According to American Red Cross's blood statistics, if you began donating blood at age 17

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    Blood

    BLOOD • Blood is a tissue which is made up of red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets (pieces of cells) and plasma. Table showing Structure and Function of the Components of Blood |Component |Structure |Functions | |Red blood cells |Biconcave discs with no nucleus. |Transports oxygen | |

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    Blood Diamond

    Danny Archer Does Have an Epiphany Danny Archer is a character in the movie Blood diamond. Edward Zwick displays the complete transformation of Archer over the course of the movie, from a greedy anti-hero to a selfless hero who puts others before himself. Archer’s epiphany starts after meeting Solomon Vandy in prison, the local fisherman who found the rare pink diamond. Another person that play a huge role in determining the identity of Archer is Maddy Bowen, the reporter from New York. I will

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    In Cold Blood

    N I N E In Cold Blood: The Tale of the Icefish In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. -Aristotle It was a long way just to go fishing. The us-foot converted wooden sealing boat Norveg/a put to sea out of Sandcford Harbor, Norway on September 14,1927. Its primary destination was perhaps the most remote piece of land on the planet. Tiny Bouvet Island, a speck in the vast Southern Ocean, lay more than six thousand miles from Norway, sixteen hundred miles from

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    Blood

    Immunohematology Blood Bank Policy and Procedure Manual We keep the manual located in the same spot at all times so it can be easily found when needed. Our blood bank policy and procedure manual is well organized and the policy and procedures are easy to find. There is a table of contents located in the front of the manual. Every page is numbered and each section is tabbed with a description. Each policy and procedure is titled at the top of the page. The laboratory blood bank policy procedure

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    Donating Blood

    Donating Blood We all know that there are different types of blood. There is A, B, AB and O. Group A blood has A antigens, group B has B antigens, group AB has both A and B antigens and group O has neither of them. Now that you know the types, why is there such a need for blood? In 1921 the first volunteer donated blood and ever since then, there has been a constant need for donors. There are some reasons to why donating blood is some important, reasons like there is no substitute for human blood, blood

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    Blood Diamond

    2010 How do conflict diamonds fuel the conflict in regions they come from? From my impression of the films Blood Diamond and Lord of War, the illegal act of trading arms for diamonds seems like business as usual. It’s not until you look at, where the diamonds come from, how they are mined and who controls/owns the gems, that you begin to understand why these precious stones are called “Blood Diamonds”. Most diamonds on the market come from expensive mining operations run by large corporations

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    The Blood of Dresden

    Professor Robert Furstoss "Fierce Consciousness" English 151-03 2/07/15 The Blood of Dresden In Kurt Vonnegut's Essay "The Blood of Dresden" there are multiple times where, even though he was a prisoner of war, he could see the beauty of the city he was captured in. He was able to come to love the city of Dresden and "saw the blessed wonder of her

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    Letting Go

    Letting Go of a Friendship Learn the signs it may be time to end a long-time companionship How do you know when a friendship is on its last legs? If a pal has done something unforgivable or hurtful, or is simply a constant nuisance, the sanity-saving thing to do may be to cut her off, says Florence Isaacs, author of Toxic Friends, True Friends. That's what Kathryn Hoots, 42, did. She always thought her friends would be happy for her when she got married and started a family. But when one of them

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    Blood Disorders

    Blood Disorders Cindy Chapman Health and Diseases HVA/240 Lisa Shustack November 4, 2011 The purpose of plasma is to carry blood cells, suspended in it, and also serves as a transport system delivering various materials to and from the cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissues around your body. It also gets waste carbon dioxide from your tissues to the lungs

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    Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure or also known as hypertension is one of the most common disease afflicting humans worldwide. Hypertension represents a major public health problem affecting more than one billion individuals worldwide (Faselis, Doumas, & Papademetriou, 2011).Hypertension is a significant public health problem in the United States and worldwide, primarily due to its place as a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular and kidney disease (Minor, Smith, Wofford, & IPA, 2012). High blood

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    The Blood Letter

    Michael Fisher Michael Fisher The Blood Letter The Blood Letter The Blood Letter Written by: Michael Fisher Jr. Copyright: October 23, 2014 -Preface- In mid-evil times there was an unorthodox treatment for any ailment at the time, it was called bloodletting. When the nobles were ill, no matter what the affliction was, the surgeons with their hideous beak nosed masks and the blacked out eyes would come in and perform a bloodletting. The bloodletting consisted of placing leaches

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    Blood Laboratory

    ______ BLOOD LABORATORY PART 1: Blood Laboratory Applications Questions Read the blood laboratory exercise posted on D2L and answer the Applications questions below (these are the same questions as within the exercise document). (1) What is a normal hematocrit range for you? (2) What could cause a low hematocrit? (3) What could cause a high hematocrit? (4) What is the importance of heparin or EDTA in the blood-collection tube? (5) If a clot forms in a vessel and blocks blood flow

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    Blood

    Rhesus factor) is a red blood cell surface antigen that was named after the monkeys in which it was first discovered. Rh incompatibility, also known as Rh disease, is a condition that occurs when a woman with Rh-negative blood type is exposed to Rh-positive blood cells, leading to the development of Rh antibodies. Rh incompatibility can occur by 2 main mechanisms. The most common type occurs when an Rh-negative pregnant mother is exposed to Rh-positive fetal red blood cells secondary to fetomaternal

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    Blood Disorder

    gives the ability to transport oxygen throughout the body. Anemia develops when there are not enough healthy red blood cells in the body. To prevent would include healthy diet that will include foods that are high in iron and the B complex vitamins because this is essential to developing and maintaining a positive blood count. Amy needs to go to the ER so that they can test her blood for this Deficiency so that way the Doctors can get her supplements and also hopefully they can help the parent to

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    Blood Donation

    Care Market-Blood Donation Health Care Market- Blood Donation According to Wikipedia, blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body’s cells, such as nutrients and oxygen, and transports waste products away from those same cells (Wikipedia, 2011). There has been a high demand for blood, all types of blood. Statistically speaking someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds (Rare Blood Types, 2010). Due to the high need for blood, scarcity plays

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    Wise Blood

    The haunting behavior Flannery O’ Connor creates a fictional world in need of faith. In the book Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor, Hazel (Haze) Motes is a young man that is driven to find Christ in the city of Taulkinham. Who I considerably believe him to be naïve person, because of his innocent, ignorant, and impulsive behavior. Flannery O’ Connor character is spiritual lean and hungry figures that reject lip services to Christianity and the insipid certainty of rationalism in the pursuit of salvation

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    Wise Blood

    The haunting behavior Flannery O’ Connor creates a fictional world in need of faith. In the book Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor, Hazel (Haze) Motes is a young man that is driven to find Christ in the city of Taulkinham. Who I considerably believe him to be naïve person, because of his innocent, ignorant, and impulsive behavior. Flannery O’ Connor character is spiritual lean and hungry figures that reject lip services to Christianity and the insipid certainty of rationalism in the pursuit of salvation

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    Blood Disorders

    There are many blood disorders that affect the lives of many people. Some are genetic while others are the consequences of disease and poor diet. There are three different blood disorders that stem from theses causes: sickle cell anemia, thrombocytopenia, and iron deficiency anemia. Each of these blood disorders are diagnosed, treated, and have different prevention methods. Sickle cell anemia causes normal round red blood cells to become crescent shaped. Normal red blood cells can easily move

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    Blood Disorders

    Blood Disorders HCA240 due 8/26/12 In this assignment I am going to discuss the topic of blood disorders. I am going to explain iron deficiency and anemia, sickle cell anemia and thrombocytopenia. I am going to describe each disorder, the cause, and symptoms of patients in scenarios and how to prevent the disease. I am also

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