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Journal October 2012 (Vol 33, No 10)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Polycythemia by Jennifer McDonell , RVT, VTS (SAIM)

1. A patient with relative polycythemia requires
2. Polycythemia vera is synonymous with __________ polycythemia.
3. Polycythemia vera is thought to be EPO __________, and diagnosis of it is based partly on a low serum EPO concentration.
4. Appropriate PCV increases are seen with generalized hypoxia in patients
5. EPO is produced in the endothelial cells of the
6. Clinical signs of polycythemia vera include
7. Neurologic signs associated with polycythemia vera include
8. The suggested amount of blood to withdraw for therapeutic phlebotomy is _____ mL/kg.
9. Therapeutic phlebotomy may require
10. Examples of myelosuppressive drugs for treating polycythemia vera include
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