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 language||English (US)|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2014|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health