Symptoms & Cause Of Anemia

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  • 1. 
    Anemia refers to a deficiency of:
    • A. 

      Blood plasma

    • B. 

      Erythorcytes

    • C. 

      Platelets

    • D. 

      Hgb

    • E. 

      Both b and d are correct

  • 2. 
    Etiologic classification of anemia is based on:
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Shape

    • D. 

      Decreased or defective erythrocytes

  • 3. 
    Tissue hypoxia casues:
    • A. 

      Arterioles, capillaries, and venules to consrtict

    • B. 

      The heart to contract less forcefully

    • C. 

      The rate of depth of breathing to increase

    • D. 

      Increased afterload

  • 4. 
    Which of the following symptoms are consistent with aplastic anemia but not with pernicious anemia?
    • A. 

      Petechiae and purpura

    • B. 

      Pallor

    • C. 

      Fatigue

    • D. 

      Hypoxia

    • E. 

      Neuropathy

  • 5. 
    If a reticulocyte count were done on an individual with iron deficiency anemia because of chronic bleeding, it would be:
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      Meaningless

  • 6. 
    A 40 year old white, pregnant woman with four children experienced weakness, loss of appetite, and pallor.  Her CBC revealed the following. A:  Macrocytic RBCs  2.5 x 10 (6)/ mm (3) B:  HCT level 32% C:  HGB level of *.7 g/dl She mostly likely has:
    • A. 

      Sickle cell anemia

    • B. 

      Folic acid anemia

    • C. 

      Iron deficiency anemia

    • D. 

      Pernicious anemia

  • 7. 
    A cause of macrocytic- normochromic anemia is:
    • A. 

      Iron deficiency

    • B. 

      Deficiency of vit B12 and folic acid

    • C. 

      An enzyme deficiency

    • D. 

      Inheritance of abnormal hgb structure

  • 8. 
    Hemolytic anemia may result in:
    • A. 

      Jaundice

    • B. 

      Loss of vibratory sense

    • C. 

      Acidosis

    • D. 

      Petechia

  • 9. 
    The end result of anemia is:
    • A. 

      Anoxia

    • B. 

      Hypoxia

    • C. 

      Infection

    • D. 

      Bleeding

    • E. 

      Hypoxemia

  • 10. 
    An individual who has chronic gastritis and tingling in his or her fingers requires which of the following for treatment
    • A. 

      Oral vitamin B 12

    • B. 

      Vitamin B 12 by IM

    • C. 

      Ferrous fumarate by IM injection

    • D. 

      Oral folate

    • E. 

      Transfusions

  • 11. 
    Individuals at risk for iron deficiency anemia include:
    • A. 

      Who have undergone a gastrectomy

    • B. 

      Who are Italian

    • C. 

      With neoplastic disease

    • D. 

      With warm antibodies

    • E. 

      With minor, chronic blood loss

  • 12. 
    The symptoms of sideroblastic anemia may include:
    • A. 

      Glossitis

    • B. 

      Hepatomegaly and splenomegaly

    • C. 

      Bleeding and recurrent infections

    • D. 

      Neuropathy

    • E. 

      Jaundice

  • 13. 
    Primary (absolute) polycythemia exists where there is
    • A. 

      An increase in circulating RBC's, WBCs, and platelets

    • B. 

      A decrease of circulating plasma

    • C. 

      A physiologic response to hypoxia

    • D. 

      Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in an individaul

  • 14. 
    Secondary (absolute) polycythemia may be caused by;
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      COPD

    • C. 

      Excessive use of diuretics

    • D. 

      An abnormality of bone marrow stem cells

    • E. 

      Diarrhea

  • 15. 
    The pathophysiology of polycythemia ver is essentially caused by:
    • A. 

      Fewer erythrocytes than normal

    • B. 

      Decreased blood volume

    • C. 

      An acquired mutation in Janus Kinase 2

    • D. 

      Increased rate of blood flow

  • 16. 
    Matching: Vitamin B deficiency
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 17. 
    Matching: Iron Deficiency
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 18. 
    Matching: Folic Acid deficiency
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 19. 
    Matching: Bone Marrow depression
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 20. 
    Matching: chronic infection
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 21. 
    Matching: Hemolysis
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 22. 
    Matching: Posthemorrhagic
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 23. 
    Matching: Decreased heme synthesis
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 24. 
    Matching: Chloramphenicol therapy
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

  • 25. 
    Matching: Malignancy
    • A. 

      Macrocytic normochromic

    • B. 

      Microcytic hypochromic

    • C. 

      Normocytic normochromic

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