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Season One: Introduction to the Hematologic System

Your blood is absolutely amazing.  In this season of the blog, we are going to cover the basics of how blood works, including its components and functions.   1,301 more words

Nursing

Fanconi Anemia

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Fanconi anemia (fan-KO-nee uh-NEE-me-uh), or FA, is a rare, inherited blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure. The disorder also is called Fanconi’s anemia. 3,619 more words

Cell Biology

Hospital visit #3/Detox #2

He claimed to have had a nosebleed beginning that morning at 5am. He had been having them a lot, and they were lasting a long time. 838 more words

Is there a trend?

Blood Tests This month I had oncology and haematology appointments only a week apart so I thought it silly to go for two separate blood tests.  1,168 more words

Prostate Cancer

What is Thrombocytopenia? (low platelet count) + Causes / Symptoms

Introduction

Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which your platelet count is low. Frequently referred to as thrombocytes, platelets are a type of blood cell that helps the blood to clot. 733 more words

Biomarkers

KRON 4 | How to Stop a Heart Attack

If you’re experiencing heart attack symptoms, aspirin is the BEST form of first aid. But all aspirins are not alike nor are all methods of taking aspirin alike. 702 more words

Karen Owoc

Everything bleeds.

I’m going to create a new noun, it feels like that sort of week. A new word that describes what seems to be happening to me so much since my heart attack. 871 more words