By Philip Lanzkowsky
Fullyyt up-to-date to mirror sleek considering and protocols, the guide of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology presents concise info wanted for the daily administration of youngsters with pediatric hematologic and oncologic illnesses. The transparent variety permits readers to make a correct prognosis and allows him/her to regard sufferers whether they've got no longer had wide prior hematologic or oncologic event. Pertinent advances in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation and biochemistry are the results of forty years of useful event by way of the writer within the administration of sufferers and accommodates a variety of individuals who've had vast scientific event. * beneficial properties a number of tables, stream diagrams, protocols, and algorithms for fast entry of crucial medical info important for the analysis and administration of those illnesses in kids* Designed as a concise, effortless to exploit advisor for scientific scholars, citizens, fellows, pediatric hematologists/oncologists, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners* a lot of the sensible details contained during this guide isn't really present in typical textbooks* trouble-free variety with none redundant phrases or references
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7. Serum ferritin: The level of serum ferritin reflects the level of body iron stores; it is quantitative, reproducible, specific, and sensitive and requires only a small Iron-Deficiency Anemia 39 Table 3-7. Causes of Elevated Levels of Free Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin and Advantages of FEP Compared to Transferrin Saturation as a Diagnostic Tool Causes of raised levels of FEP: 1. Iron-deficiency anemia 2. Conditions with high reticulocyte counta 3. Lead poisoning (very high levels) 4. Chronic infection 5.
Fetofetal bleeding in monochorionic twins f. Placental abnormalities (Table 2-1) 2. Umbilicus a. , vasa previa) and other umbilical cord abnormalities (Table 2-1) b. Inadequate cord tying c. Postexchange transfusion B. Postnatal 1. Gastrointestinal tract a. Primary iron-deficiency anemia resulting in gut alteration with blood loss aggravating existing iron deficiency: 50% of iron-deficient children have guaiac-positive stools b. Hypersensitivity to whole cow’s milk ? due to heat-labile protein, resulting in blood loss and exudative enteropathy (leaky gut syndrome) (Table 3-4) c.
London: Bailliere Tindall, 1991. Maier RH, Obladen M, Müller-Hansen I, et al. Early treatment with erythropoietin [beta] ameliorates anemia and reduces transfusion requirements in infants with birth weights below 1000 g. J Pediatr 2002;141:8–15. Messer J, Haddad J, Donato L, Astruc D, et al. Early treatment of premature infants with recombinant human erythropoietin. Pediatrics 1993;92:519–23. 3 IRON-DEFICIENCY ANEMIA Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in children and is worldwide in distribution.