Pediatric Hematology

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Pediatric Hematology

This quiz was designed to aide in learning about hematologic or immunologic disorders in the pediatric patient.


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  • 1. 
    The functionof hemoglobin is
    • A. 

      Prevent bleeding

    • B. 

      Carry oxygen into cells

    • C. 

      Fight off infection

    • D. 

      Improve cardiac output

    • E. 

      Assist in prolong vomiting

  • 2. 
    Iron deficiency anemia is caused by
    • A. 

      Inadequate supply of Iron

    • B. 

      Genetics

    • C. 

      Excessive hydration

    • D. 

      Vitamin C reabsorption

  • 3. 
    HIV primarily affects
    • A. 

      Beta cells

    • B. 

      RBC's

    • C. 

      Cardiac output

    • D. 

      CD4 T-lymphocytes

  • 4. 
    Clinical manifestations of HIV include:
    • A. 

      Increased cardiac output

    • B. 

      Decrease in kidney function

    • C. 

      Pnemocystitis Carinii

    • D. 

      Decrease size in spleen due to lack of blood supply

  • 5. 
    A patient with HIV enters the clinic complaining of a recurrent bacterial infection, loss in weight, and chest pain. The nurse knows the patient in enduring signs and symptoms of:
    • A. 

      Secondary infection involving eosinophils

    • B. 

      Acquired immuno-deficeincy syndrome

    • C. 

      Mononucleosis

    • D. 

      Cardiac failure

  • 6. 
    Diagnostics in HIV in children includes a/n