REVIEW ARTICLE ON ANAEMIA
Dr. Jyoti Meghadamber*, Dr. Monica Bombe and Dr. Shubhangi Masugade
Anaemia can be defined by a condition in which the total haemoglobin (Hb) level or number of red blood cells(RBCs) is pooly lowered. Anaemia is an increasing in alarming rate so affecting a large number of children and women in non-industrialized countries, as well as iron deficiency anaemia has potential consequences i.e. IDA reduces the work capacity of individual and entire population and bringing serious economic consequences and obstacles to national development. Asia has the highest rates of anaemia in the world. About half of the world’s anaemic women live in the Indian subcontinent and 88% of them develop Anaemia during pregnancy. The situation in Asia is not developed in recent year. There are many type of anaemia. All are very different in their causes and treatments. Iron deficiency is most common from all types where haemoglobinopathies are very rare. With clinical signs and symptoms, investigation are important to diagnose its type. Treatment of all anemias varies according to their seriousness.
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