Iron deficiency anemia in toddlers to teens: How to manage when prevention fails

Jacquelyn M. Powers, George R. Buchanan

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Abstract

Despite recommendations for universal screening of children for iron deficiency, there is heightened concern about prevalence, especially among young children and teenaged girls. It is imperative that pediatricians identify and correct the cause; educate the family regarding the diagnosis; and prescribe iron therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalContemporary Pediatrics
Volume31
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pediatrics

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