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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, informative
Nozrul Islam
28.02.2017.
very good
will keep the tables as clearly show the knowledge we used to retain
Malachy Larkin
21.11.2016.
a bit too detailed
Howard Lewis
01.10.2016.
Good.
Pranab Ray
08.08.2016.
vry helpful
Thomas Askew
29.07.2016.