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Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... © 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics. Todos los derechos reservados. Puede causar que el niño luzca pálido y se sienta irritable, cansado o débil. Aunque estos síntomas pueden preocuparlo, la anemia es por lo general fácil de tratar, especialmente si se detecta temprano. Además, es...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... © 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics. All rights reserved. D50 D51 D52 D56 D57 D58 D59 D62 D64.89 D64.9 P61.2 P61.3 P61.4 Anemia can make your child appear pale in color and feel cranky, tired, or weak. Though these symptoms may worry you, the most common causes...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: June 2020
...Henry Adam, MD, FAAP Key Points Anemia is not itself a disease but rather a sign of an underlying disorder that needs to be identified. Most children with anemia are asymptomatic, emphasizing the importance of screening. Adequate iron stores are critical for normal cognitive development...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: November 2014
... Anemia is a laboratory finding reflecting a decrease in red blood cell (RBC) mass below an age-appropriate normative value; this can be either: Reduction in RBC number Reduction in RBC mass (hematocrit) Reduced hemoglobin concentration Anemia may be associated with pallor...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... de nacimiento (Síndrome de Down, Síndrome de Williams o Acondroplasia) Afecciones que puedan causar discapacidades (síndrome de alcoholismo fetal o síndrome de cromosoma X frágil) Errores congénitos del metabolismo (Fibrosis Quística, Fenilcetonuria o Anemia Falciforme) Problemas familiares...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... desde los pulmones a todos los tejidos del cuerpo y llevan el dióxido de carbono desde esos tejidos nuevamente a los pulmones. Cuando el recuento de glóbulos rojos es bajo, se produce anemia. Los glóbulos blancos ayudan al cuerpo a evitar infecciones. Las plaquetas controlan el...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... condiciones como resultado de choques de vehículos, caídas u otros incidentes Intoxicaciones y sobredosis de sustancias Complicaciones severas de enfermedades crónicas tales como asma, diabetes, anemia falciforme, trastornos congénitos (de nacimiento) y otros desórdenes discapacitantes Lesiones...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
..., problemas de conducta, anemia o lesión al cerebro y los riñones. El plomo se suele encontrar en: La pintura en el interior y el exterior de casas construidas antes de 1978 Polvo y viruta de pintura vieja Tierra que contenga plomo (particularmente alrededor de casas o negocios antiguos que...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: April 2020
... in the α- or β-globin gene that causes a functional abnormality, effects of which depend on where the missense mutation occurs Sickling disorders Sickling disorders depend on gene interactions. SS (known as sickle cell anemia) Homozygosity for the mutant Hb S Results in no normal β alleles...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: February 2010
... Tricuspid valvular disease Ischemic heart disease Constrictive pericarditis Cirrhosis High output failure Anemia Hyperthyroidism Arteriovenous fistulas All of these conditions increase the capillary hydrostatic pressure and result in edema from increased extravasation...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: June 2020
... to exclude pregnancy and infections prior to initiating treatment for anovulatory bleeding Goals of management for abnormal uterine bleeding include return to pattern of normal menstrual cycle and prevention of anemia. The underlying causes of vaginal bleeding, and thus its assessment, depend...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: June 2016
DOI: 10.9954/GBChapter 27
EISBN: 978-1-61002-579-9
...Anemia may be defined by laboratory values (low hemoglobin) or by physiologic consequences (inadequate oxygen-carrying capacity); both are equally important. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines anemia as a hemoglobin (Hb) concentration ≥2 standard deviations (SD) below the mean Hb...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: June 2016
DOI: 10.9954/GBChapter 128
EISBN: 978-1-61002-579-9
...Introduction Anemia is a laboratory finding reflecting a decrease in red blood cell (RBC) mass below an age-appropriate normative value. Anemia may be associated with pallor, but it is more likely a silent symptom and detected only on routine screening studies. Pallor and anemia are not diagnoses...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: June 2016
DOI: 10.9954/GBChapter 279
EISBN: 978-1-61002-579-9
...Iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) is the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide. In the United States, it is most common among women and young children. It affects 2.4 million US children. 1 Iron is an important ingredient of hemoglobin and is involved in numerous cellular processes...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: May 2016
... (ZnPP), is increased, and reticulocyte hemoglobin concentration (CHr) is decreased. Stage 3 If the negative iron balance persists, iron deficiency anemia (IDA) finally develops. Stage is characterized by a decrease in the hemoglobin concentration and reduction in RBC size and hemoglobin...
Resources
Published: November 2021
... secondary sex characteristics are present Anemia Algorithm for an approach to microcytic anemia Diagnostic approach to anemia in childhood based on red blood cell mean corpuscular volume Diagnostic approach to anemia in the newborn Anorectal malformation Algorithm...)
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: March 2022
... status. Mental status Volume status Assess for anemia (eg, pale conjunctiva). Examine the head and neck, and pay particular attention to the ears. Vesicles may suggest herpes zoster (Ramsay Hunt syndrome). A distorted tympanic membrane may be found with otitis media, cholesteatoma...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: January 2021
DOI: 10.1542/9781610025782-S3_096
EISBN: 978-1-61002-578-2
... and arthritis in adults in the absence of other manifestations of EI), chronic erythroid hypoplasia with severe anemia in immunodeficient patients (eg, patients with human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] infection, patients receiving immune-suppressive therapy), and transient aplastic crisis lasting 7 to 10 days...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: January 2021
DOI: 10.1542/9781610025782-S3_063
EISBN: 978-1-61002-578-2
... of moderate and severe hypochromic, microcytic anemia in people living in resource-limited tropical countries, and heavy infection can cause hypoproteinemia with edema . Chronic hookworm infection in children may lead to physical growth delay, deficits in cognition, and developmental delay. Transmission...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: March 2022
... are involuntary and reflexive despite spells often being precipitated when the child is angry or frustrated. Cerebral anoxia is responsible for spells that terminate with loss of consciousness. Iron deficiency anemia has been associated with breath holding. Aspects of the toddler’s development...