H/O Attendance Questions

Due: by the start of class

Please answer the 5 questions below for attendance credit. Submit your answers to the proper assignment folder. Please do not share work.

  1. What are the components of a CBC lab and what does each component tell us about a child’s hematologic function?
  2. Explain the pathophysiology of Iron Deficiency Anemia?  How is Iron Deficiency Anemia diagnosed in the pediatric patient?
  3. Discuss why a child admitted with sickle cell disease would require hydration, pain management and antibiotics as part of their treatment management.
  4. What are the nursing considerations in preventing myelosupression in a pediatric patient with leukemia?
  5. What would you want to include in parent/patient education for a child with hemophilia?