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Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA)


Released Date:

3/31/2018

Revised:


Title:

Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA)

Description:

Alberta clinicians (specifically primary care and emergency department physicians) will be able to diagnose iron deficiency anemia (IDA), treat using oral and parenteral iron supplementation and provide ongoing management; will understand why red blood cell transfusion (RBC) may be harmful and is only occasionally required for the treatment of IDA.

Target Population:

Patients ≥5 years of age, hemodynamically stable, seen in emergency departments and primary care settings

Exclusions:

Patients <5 years of age, all patients who are hemodynamically unstable, chronic kidney disease, rare genetic causes of and treatment of IDA, other types of iron deficiency, and the pre-latent stage of iron deficiency
  
Short Description
  
  
Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA)
Diagnosis & Treatment Algorithm With Target Dose Table
Summary
  
Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA)
Diagnosis, Treatment And Management Of IDA
Guideline