Causes, Symptoms and Management of Anemia by Pratt, Martha

Causes, Symptoms and Management of Anemia

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Anemia is a disease that occurs due to the decreased amount of total red blood cells in the blood. Due to the deficiency of hemoglobin which carries oxygen, the person often experiences shortness of breath on exertion. It can also exhibit symptoms of a heart failure. The most common cause of anemia is blood loss. Several reasons can lead to blood loss such as severe trauma or surgery, menstruation, and gynecological disturbances. Other causes of anemia include fluid overload, which decreases the hemoglobin concentration, and certain gastrointestinal disorders. The common treatment of anemia includes oral and injectable iron, blood transfusions, erythropoiesis-stimulating agent and hyperbaric oxygen. This book discusses the fundamentals as well as modern approaches for management of anemia. It presents researches and studies performed by experts across the globe. It will serve as a valuable source of reference for graduate and post graduate students.

Author: Martha Pratt
Publisher: American Medical Publishers
Published: 03/08/2022
Pages: 218
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.77lbs
Size: 11.00h x 8.50w x 0.56d
ISBN13: 9781639271818
ISBN10: 1639271813
BISAC Categories:
- Medical | Hematology