BCTC Generic Anemia Questions

  1. RBC disorders include problems in these 3 areas.
    • Production
    • Function
    • Destruction
  2. Four possible causes of Anemia.
    • Dietary Problems
    • Genetic Disorders
    • Bone Marrow Disorders
    • Excessive Bleeding
  3. Two main types/causes of anemia.
    Increase Destruction of RBCs

    Decrease Production of RBCs
  4. Four Anemias related to Decreased Production of RBC.
    • Iron Deficiency Anemia
    • Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia
    • Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia
    • Aplastic Anemia
  5. The single most common symptom of anemia.
  6. In geriatric population, this type of anemia is a common problem.
    Iron deficiency
  7. This causes anemia resulting from failure to absorb vitamin B12.
    Deficiency in intrinsic factor.
  8. This test measures the presence of Vitamin B12 in the urine.
    Schilling Test
  9. Pancytopenia is common in this type of anemia.
    Aplastic anemia
  10. This anemia causes spina bifida during pregnancy.
    Folic Acid Deficiency
  11. This vitamin is needed for neurologic function.
    Vitamin B12
  12. This helps distinguish Folic Acid from Vitamin B12 deficiency anemias.
    Absence of neurologic problems in F.A.D.
  13. This is most common cause of F.A.D.
    Malnutrition- Poor diet
  14. In geriatric population, anemia is a common problem due to this.
    Poor diet and limited income.
  15. This is the most common chronic anemia.
    Iron deficiency anemia
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BCTC Generic Anemia Questions
Generic Anemia Questions- BCTC