anemia

  1. HealthNombreUno

    Best Webistes for Serious Medical Literature

    I am looking for a non-consumer website that goes into great detail explaining different diseases and their pathophysiologies. For example: I want to study Sickle Cell Anemia but I do not want to learn about it on websites such as Web MD because of how they dumb down the information. Any great...
  2. Cleos Half

    USMLE Herditary Spherocytosis Normocytic with Increased MCHC?

    I just did a question on USMLE-Rx re: Hereditary Spherocytosis. I got the diagnosis right but in the answer explanation, it says that it is a normocytic anemia but at the same time, there is an increased mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration. How is this possible when you are normocytic...
  3. S

    Medical Residency with Sickle Cell

    For current medical residents and experienced physicians alike - Is it a good idea for someone under 30 y.o. with well managed sickle cell disease (beta thalessemia) to pursue an MD considering your experiences with the stress level and time commitments of medical school and residency? Can...
  4. L

    Oxygen Content in Anemia

    In anemia where hemoglobin content decreases and therefore oxygen capacity decreases, how does the oxygen CONTENT change? Is total oxygen in the blood still at the same level as it would be if there were no anemia? (in which case my assumption would be that the oxygen that would be bound to...