Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Disorders : Nursing Course


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The nurse is aware that a petechial skin rash is a common symptom of:

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

Rationale: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting. Symptoms include a petechial rash, easy bruising and nosebleeds or bleeding in the mouth.


________ is an inherited disorder that affects the production of normal hemoglobin.

Thalassemia

Rationale: Thalassemia is an inherited disorder that affects the production of normal hemoglobin (a type of protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to the tissues in the body). Thalassemia includes a number of different forms of anemia. The severity and type of anemia depends upon the number of genes that are affected


________ is a type of anemia characterized by very large red blood cells.

Megaloblastic anemia

Rationale:

________ is a four stage test used to determine if the body absorbs vitamin B12 normally.

Schilling test

Rationale:

________ refers to a group of rare bleeding disorders that slow the blood clotting process.

Hemophilia

Rationale:

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