Y2 MCD Haematology

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haemoglobin
anaemia: define anaemia, list the classification of anaemia (microcytic, normocytic, macrocytic), and recall the causes of anaemia
32  cards
blood cell physiology
red cells: explain the origin and function of red cells, recall the intravascular life span of red cells, and list the physiological factors that influence the rate of red cell production
54  cards
blood cell physiology
blood result interpretation: recall and explain common abnormalities in blood counts and films
34  cards
haemoglobin
polycythaemia: recall the classification of polycythaemia and explain the mechanisms underlying polycythaemia
23  cards
blood cell physiology
white cells: explain the origin and function of white cells and recall their intravascular life span, including neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils and lymphocytes
30  cards
blood cell physiology
platelets: recall the intravascular life span of platelets and summarise their origin and function
5  cards
haemoglobin
B12 and folate: explain the role of vitamin B12 and folic acid in haemopoiesis and biochemical pathways; recall dietary sources, mechanisms of absorption, and causes of deficiency; explain the clinical features, haematological features, diagnosis, investigation and management of these deficiencies
60  cards
haemoglobin
haemolytic anaemia: list and explain the causes of haemolytic anaemia and recall the principles of diagnosis
36  cards
haemoglobin
haemoglobin: explain the structure and function of haemoglobin, list the normal variants of haemoglobin and explain the relationship between globin genes and different types of haemoglobinopathy
26  cards
haemoglobin
thalassaemia: explain the genetic basis and pathophysiology of thalassaemia, recall the clinical and haematological features of thalassaemia, principles of diagnosis and management
48  cards
haemoglobin
oxygen dissociation curve: explain the key components of the oxygen dissociation curve and recall the factors which affect it
7  cards
haemoglobin
sickle cell anaemia: explain the genetic basis, clinical features, haematological features and management principles of sickle cell anaemia and sickle cell trait
61  cards
white blood cells
leucocytosis: explain how to analyse the cause of a leucocytosis (differential count / blood film), list the common causes of a neutrophilia, eosinophilia and lymphocytosis, explain how a reactive polyclonal response may be differentiated from a lymphoproliferative disorder
61  cards
haemostasis
haemostasis: summarise the mechanisms of normal haemostasis including the interactions of vessel wall, platelets and clotting factors
66  cards
haemostasis
coagulation tests: explain laboratory tests for investigating coagulation, and explain how results can contribute to a clinical diagnosis
4  cards
haemostasis
anticoagulants: explain the mechanism of action of anticoagulants, including warfarin and heparin, recall indications for their use and how we measure their effects in the laboratory
5  cards
haemostasis
antiplatelet agents: explain the mechanism of action of antiplatelet agents, and list indications for their use
2  cards
haemostasis
coagulopathy: compare the clinical features of bleeding due to different causes, and explain the principles of management of disorders of haemostasis
94  cards
haemostasis
blood transfusion: list the major blood groups, explain their clinical importance, explain the screening of blood donors, list the blood components used clinically and recall the potential side effects of blood and plasma transfusions
69  cards
haemoglobin
iron deficiency: explain the role of iron in erythropoiesis; recall dietary sources of iron, absorption of iron, and causes of iron deficiency; explain the clinical features. haematological features, diagnosis and management of iron deficiency
53  cards

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