Week 5 Discussion Forum Prompt 1



Select one of the following discussion prompts to address:

  • Describe childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and G6PD deficiency and the incidence, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, evaluation, and treatment of each.
  • Describe the morphology of erythrocytes, the mechanism, and the primary cause of the following anemias: Pernicious anemia, folate deficiency anemia, iron deficiency anemia, thalassemia, and sickle cell anemia.
  • Describe the most common causes and provide examples for neutrophilia, neutropenia, eosinophilia (i.e., eosinophilia caused by asthma, hay fever, or parasitic infection), eosinopenia, basophilia, monocytosis, monocytopenia, lymphocytosis, and lymphocytopenia.

Use at least one scholarly source other than your textbook to connect your response to national guidelines and evidence-based research in support of your ideas.


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