Leukemia – Signs and Symptoms Nursing Mnemonic (ANT)

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Outline

ANT

  • A-Anemia
  • N-Neutropenia
  • T-Thrombocytopenia

Description

Leukemia can lead to anemia as it will disrupt the production of blood within the bone marrow. Neutropenia is a natural result of leukemia as the body’s supply of white blood cells is decreased. Thrombocytopenia is a reduced platelet count which can also result from leukemia, especially in infants.

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