Category Archives: ANEMIA

TRANSFUSION IN PREMIUM BABY part two

The use of platelet transfusion for neonates with thrombocytopenia and active bleeding is considered appropriate, but there is uncertainty and variation in practice in the wider use of platelet transfusions for prophylaxis in the absence of bleeding. In a prospective … Continue reading

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TRANSFUSION IN PREMIUM INFANT part 1

TRANSFUSION IN PREMIUM INFANT preliminary Appropriate transfusion in pediatric patients, especially in premature infants is very important to balance the benefits of transfusion against the risks. These transfusion risks include unpredictable acute transfusion reactions. Additional safety measures are in place … Continue reading

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COMPONENTS OF IRON IN THE BODY

COMPONENTS OF IRON IN THE BODY Iron is a vital element that is needed by the body for oxygen transport, oxidative metabolism, and cell growth and proliferation. Iron consumed from food will be absorbed in the duodenum and to a … Continue reading

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AUTOIMMUNE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA

AUTOIMMUNE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA A. Basic Concept 1. Understanding Hemolytic anemia is anemia caused by the hemolysis process, which is the premature breakdown of erythrocytes in blood vessels (normal lifespan of erythrocytes is 100-120 days). Hemolytic anemia is anemia due to … Continue reading

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ANEMIA DUE TO ENZIMAL DISORDERS

ANEMIA DUE TO ENZIMAL DISORDERS Anemia in children is defined as a hemoglobin level or hematocrit lower than the normal value for age in healthy children. Anemia is not a specific disease but a condition caused by various underlying diseases. … Continue reading

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ANEMIA DUE TO ENZYME DEFICIENCY

ANEMIA DUE TO ENZYME DEFICIENCY dr. Karjana, SpA, Dr. dr. Nadirah Rasyid Ridha,M.Kes, Sp.A(K), Prof. Dr. dr. H. Dasril daud, Sp.A(K) ANEMIA DUE TO ENZIMAL DISORDERS Anemia in children is defined as a hemoglobin level or hematocrit lower than the … Continue reading

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