Case Study # 1
“Dolores Welborn,” a 28-year-old attorney, is pregnant with her first child. Lately she has been tiring easily and is often short of breath. She has also had periods of light-headedness, cramping in her legs, and a sore tongue.
The structure of hemoglobin and the role played by iron in the transport of oxygen.
The means by which iron is transported and stored in the body.
The incidence and causes of IDA.
The red blood cell indices and how they are used to characterize anemia.
How IDA is prevented and treated.