Posts tagged iron deficiency
Anemia

Approach to Anemia

Written by: Alison Lai (GIM Fellow)

Reviewed by: Dr. Wendy Lim (Hematology) and Dr. Ahraaz Wyne (General Internal Medicine)

Infographic by: Dr. Caitlyn Vasschaert (IM resident)

Resources:

1) NEJM: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial of Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care (TRICC)

2) Choosing Wisely Canada: Hematology Recommendations

3) Blood Journal: Oral iron supplements increase hepcidin and decrease iron absorption from daily or twice-daily doses in iron-depleted young women

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