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Six o'clock blood result - very low haemoglobin

Module summary
Haematologists Dr James Murray, Dr Elizabeth Precious and Dr Christopher Jenkins advise on managing the low haemoglobin blood result
Learning objectives
This module will update your knowledge on how to deal with a late blood test that reveals a very low haemoglobin level, including:
  • Normal values
  • Likely causes 
  • Classifications of anaemia
  • Immediate action to take
  • When to admit the patient 
Author

Dr James Murray is a haematology specialist registrar on the all-Wales haematology training scheme

Dr Elizabeth Precious is a CT2 doctor at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, South Wales.

Dr Christopher Jenkins is a haematology consultant and acute oncologist at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport

Date module published
19/02/2015
Module due for review
19/02/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
useful more examples and assessment questions are needed.
Farah Bede
20.07.2017.
Good but would have liked more on anaemia of chronic disease
Nicola Eley
16.07.2017.
comprehensive
Martin Holt
29.05.2017.
GOOD OVERVIEW
Barrie Davies
29.05.2017.
Useful, informative
Nozrul Islam
28.02.2017.