What is a hematologic assessment?
Hematologic assessment allows clinicians to evaluate not only a patient’s risk factors for clotting or bleeding but also the medications and treatments the patient has received that might affect the hematologic system.
What are the methods of hematopoietic system examination you know?
One of the most frequently used procedures for obtaining blood for a complete blood count is the fingerstick method. Other procedures for obtaining specimens for hematologic examination include venipuncture, bone marrow aspiration, and bone marrow biopsy, which will be discussed in detail later.
What kind of physical exam does a hematologist do?
They examine the joints to see if they are tender or swollen. They examine the abdomen, feeling for enlargement of the spleen or liver. They do a rectal examination to check the stool for blood.
What is the significance of the health history to the assessment of hematologic health?
When assessing your patient’s hematological system, it is important to ask questions that reveal clues about the oxygen carrying capacity of their blood. Obtaining a thorough health history will assist you to identify any risk factors that could influence your patient’s hematological status.
What clinical complaints are common in patients with diseases of the hematopoietic organs?
The central nervous system is often affected, with microcephaly, hearing loss, eye anomalies, and mental retardation apparent in up to 37% of patients (6). Bone marrow failure occurs in 90% of patients and while it may begin with one cell line often progresses to profound decreases in all cell lines (1).
What is physical examination of blood?
To complete the physical, your doctor may draw blood for several laboratory tests. These can include a complete blood count and a complete metabolic panel (also called a chemistry panel). The panel tests your blood plasma and can indicate any issues that exist in your kidneys, liver, blood chemistry, and immune system.
What is blood Slideshare?
BLOOD Blood is a special type of fluid connective tissue derived from mesoderm. The branch of science concerned with the study of blood, blood-forming tissues, and the disorders associated with them is called haematology. (