achel is undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. She has blood cell counts at regular intervals; below is the computer printout of her results 1. R 10 days post chemotherapy 20 days post chemotherapy WBC (X103) RBC (X109) Platelets (X103) 2.6 3.85 133 4.9 4.2 151 What are the normal ranges for each of the formed elements? WBC: RBC: Platelets At the time of the first test, Jen (her nurse) notes that although Rachael is pale and is complaining of being tired, she does not have any bruising on her skin. Jen tells Rachel to eat foods high in protein, to take a multivitamin tablet with iron and to stay home and away from crowds as much as possible. How are Jen's observations and Rachael's recommendations related to the results of the first and the second test? Rachael is pale and feels tired: Jen advises a high protein diet: Jen advises a multivitamin/Fe2 Jen advises her to stay home What is hematocrit? What is the normal value? Based on the above observations and values, would it be high or low 10 days post chemotherapy? Explain your reasoning

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achel is undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. She has blood cell counts at regular
intervals; below is the computer printout of her results
1. R
10 days post chemotherapy 20 days post chemotherapy
WBC (X103)
RBC (X109)
Platelets (X103)
2.6
3.85
133
4.9
4.2
151
What are the normal ranges for each of the formed elements?
WBC:
RBC:
Platelets
At the time of the first test, Jen (her nurse) notes that although Rachael is pale and is
complaining of being tired, she does not have any bruising on her skin. Jen tells Rachel to eat
foods high in protein, to take a multivitamin tablet with iron and to stay home and away from
crowds as much as possible. How are Jen's observations and Rachael's recommendations
related to the results of the first and the second test?
Rachael is pale and feels tired:
Jen advises a high protein diet:
Jen advises a multivitamin/Fe2
Jen advises her to stay home
What is hematocrit?
What is the normal value?
Based on the above observations and values, would it be high or low 10 days post
chemotherapy? Explain your reasoning
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achel is undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. She has blood cell counts at regular intervals; below is the computer printout of her results 1. R 10 days post chemotherapy 20 days post chemotherapy WBC (X103) RBC (X109) Platelets (X103) 2.6 3.85 133 4.9 4.2 151 What are the normal ranges for each of the formed elements? WBC: RBC: Platelets At the time of the first test, Jen (her nurse) notes that although Rachael is pale and is complaining of being tired, she does not have any bruising on her skin. Jen tells Rachel to eat foods high in protein, to take a multivitamin tablet with iron and to stay home and away from crowds as much as possible. How are Jen's observations and Rachael's recommendations related to the results of the first and the second test? Rachael is pale and feels tired: Jen advises a high protein diet: Jen advises a multivitamin/Fe2 Jen advises her to stay home What is hematocrit? What is the normal value? Based on the above observations and values, would it be high or low 10 days post chemotherapy? Explain your reasoning

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