The _______ system is different from all other systems within the human body because it is in a liquid state and is comprised of bone marrow, blood cells, plasma, and the reticuloendothelial system (RES).
A condition where the hemoglobin concentration is lower than normal, and fewer RBCs are circulating within the plasma is known as what?
There are anemias that are caused by nutritional deficiencies that affect _______.
Hemophilia is a group of hereditary bleeding disorders that result from deficiency of _______ _______.
______ is an increased number of RBCs with a hematocrit level elevated to more than 55% in males and more than 50% in females.
_______ is a decreased number of circulating neutrophils, usually less than 1500 cells/mm3.
_______ is caused by B cells in the oropharyngeal lymphoid tissues that result from EBV.
Mononucleosis (infectious mononucleosis)
There are 4 main types of leukemia that differ greatly in presentation, timing, and clinical signs and symptoms. What are the 4 different types?
_______ _______, _______, & _______ progress more slowly than the acute leukemias, rarely affect people under age 20, and may not affect the patient's health as severely until the advanced stages.
Chronic leukemias, CML, & CLL
_______ _______ is cancer of plasma cells and is due to the unregulated proliferation of monoclonal plasma cels that are ineffective.
Lymphomas are malignancies of the lymph tissue. The 2 primary types are _______ _______ & _______.
Hodgkin's disease & NHL
The hematology system is comprised of:
B) Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 3-5 years after age 50; mammogram and clinical breast exam every year after age 40; pap smear every year after age 18; and an annual physical that checks for a variety of other cancers.
Which is true concerning thalassemia?
D) It affects certain groups of persons from specific geographical regions
Which type of anemia is labeled a cobalamine deficiency?
D) Vitamin b12 deficiency
Plasmapheresis is the primary treatment for:
The clotting disorder that consumes the clotting factors and causes the client to have tremendous clotting difficulties:
The type of polycythemia that is more common is European Jewis persons is:
A) primary polycythemia
Which describes acute myelogenous leukemia?
C) It affects people over all ages
CML is characterized by the presence of which of the following chromosomes?
B) The Philadelphia chromosome
Multiple myeloma is similar to other cancers of the hematologic system. What distinguishes it the most from the other types of cancer.