Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Blood disorders
After the physical examination, for the detection of blood disorders physician usually go for complete blood count. This is the basic test after that to diagnose a persons blood disorder, the doctor usually must do further blood tests once a consultant finds that something is wrong with one or more of the blood cell types, many additional tests are available for further detection of disease. Doctors can measure proportion of the different types of WBCs and can also determine subtypes of these cells by assessing certain markers on the surface of the cells. Tests are made to measure the ability of white blood cells to fight foreign body infection, to evaluate the functioning of blood platelets and their ability to clot and to check the contents of red blood cells to help determine the cause of anemia or why the cells are not functioning properly. Most of these tests are done on blood samples, but sometime require a bone marrow samples as well for Bone Marrow Examination. Once the problem is diagnosed Hematologists go for the appropriate treatment for the problem.