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Medgeeks Clinical Review Podcast


Nov 9, 2019

Today we are continuing our discussion on anemia, and we are focusing Normocytic Anemia.

If you missed it last week, we talked about Microcytic Anemia. If you missed it go check it out.

Lets go ahead and get started:

Today we are going to discuss:

  • How to approach Normocytic Anemia
  • Best way to work-up Normocytic Anemia
  • The Causes and Pathophysiology
    1. Decreased Production
    2. Increased destruction or sequestration
    3. Blood-loss
    4. Fluid over-load
  • The most common cause of Normocytic Anemia - Anemia of Chronic Disease
  • Best place to start if your patient has Normocytic Anemia
    • Peripheral Smear!
  • The caveats of Normocytic Anemia

Next week we will finish up and discuss Macrocytic Anemia.

 

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