Anaemias

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Anaemias

Anaemias


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  • 1. 
    Anemia is a common condition. What happens when a person has anemia 
    • A. 

      The body produces too much iron

    • B. 

      The blood does not have enough red blood cells

    • C. 

      The blood becomes thick

    • D. 

      Too many white blood cells are produced

  • 2. 
    What is the most common cause of anemia 
    • A. 

      Too little sleep

    • B. 

      Too much sugar

    • C. 

      Too little iron in the blood

    • D. 

      Exposure to X-ray radiation

  • 3. 
    Which of these groups is the most likely to experience anemia 
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      Teenagers

    • D. 

      Older adults

  • 4. 
    How does anemia affect the body 
    • A. 

      The body is less able to absorb oxygen from the lungs

    • B. 

      Blood becomes thin

    • C. 

      Tissues retain fluids

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of these are signs of anemia 
    • A. 

      Pale gums

    • B. 

      Dark circles under the eyes

    • C. 

      Bleeding

    • D. 

      Numbness in hands and feet

  • 6. 
    Your body needs an adequate supply of which of these in order for red blood cells to mature normally 
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin B-12 and folic acid

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 7. 
    Anemia can contribute to which of these among older adults 
    • A. 

      More falls

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Diminished eyesight

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 8. 
    Sickle cell anemia is a serious disease that 
    • A. 

      Is contagious (passed from person to person)

    • B. 

      Can block blood flow in blood vessels

    • C. 

      Is easily prevented or cured

  • 9. 
    Sickle cell anemia mainly affects which group of people 
    • A. 

      All racial and ethnic groups are at equal risk for the condition

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Fair hair and blue eyed

  • 10. 
    A common symptom of a sickle cell anemia crisis is 
    • A. 

      Nausea (feeling sick to your stomach) and vomiting

    • B. 

      Nosebleeds

    • C. 

      Sudden pain throughout the body

  • 11. 
    If you have a child who has sickle cell anemia, it's important to: 
    • A. 

      Learn as much about the disease as possible

    • B. 

      Make sure your child gets ongoing care

    • C. 

      Know the warning signs of sickle cell complications

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    - ---------------------is a condition in which the body does not make enough of a substance called “intrinsic factor” 
    • A. 

      Iron Deficiency

    • B. 

      Sickle cell

    • C. 

      Pernicious Anemia

    • D. 

      Thalassemia

  • 13. 
     which anaemias has :- RBCs survive less than the normal 120 days in the circulation; leads to overall decreased numbers of RBCs  in             
    • A. 

      Pernicious Anemia

    • B. 

      Thalassemia

    • C. 

      Sickle cell

    • D. 

      Iron Deficiency