ABSTRACT: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a transient, prothrombotic state.
ABSTRACT: Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a myeloproliferative disorder characterized by a translocation between chromosomes 9 and 22, forming the Philadelphia (Ph) chromosome.
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an all-encompassing term used to describe multiple hemoglobinopathy genotypes, including sickle cell anemia (SCA), sickle-hemoglobin C disease, and beta-thalassemia.
Iron deficiency, the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide, varies in prevalence according to age, race, and sex ( Table 1 ).
Iron deficiency anemia, a microcytic anemia, is the most prevalent deficiency condition in the world.
Heparin is one of the oldest drugs currently in widespread clinical use.
Warfarin sodium (Coumadin) is one of the most widely used anticoagulants in the United States .