Transfusion Medicine Case: A 58yo Woman with History of Colon Cancer Presents with Epigastric Pain – Clinical Pearl of the Month

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Transfusion medicine case - A 58-year-old-woman with colon cancer presents with epigastric pain.

Transfusion Medicine Case: A 58-year-old woman with a history of colon cancer presents with intermittent epigastric pain.Guidelines for Transfusion Pearls of Wisdom Q&A CaseTransfusion medicine (or transfusiology) is the branch of medicine that encompasses all aspects of the transfusion of blood and blood components including aspects related to hemovigilance. It includes issues of blood donation, immunohematology and other laboratory testing … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Anemia

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Free board review question of the week on anemia

This week’s free board review question…A 42-year-old woman has had morning stiffness in multiple joints as well as redness and swelling. She has felt fatigued and has had a low-grade fever. On examination, she has synovitis, most prominently in her hands. Her erythrocyte sedimentation rate is elevated. Her white blood cell count is normal, but she is anemic, with a … Read More