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Anemia

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on anemia and related issues, including blood transfusions, iron deficiency and iron supplementation, macrocytosis, microcytosis, and thalassemia. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Patient Education, Self-Care



Overview

Specific Causes

03/15/2013 Evaluation of Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding Algorithm
01/15/2013 Iron Deficiency Anemia: Evaluation and Management Algorithm
06/15/2011 Update on Vitamin B12 Deficiency
03/01/2011 AAP Reports on Diagnosis and Prevention of Iron Deficiency Anemia [Practice Guidelines]
08/15/2009 Alpha and Beta Thalassemia Algorithm Patient Education
02/01/2007 Clinical Presentations of Parvovirus B19 Infection Patient Education
02/15/1999 'Common' Uncommon Anemias

Specific Populations

02/15/2016 Iron Deficiency and Other Types of Anemia in Infants and Children new Algorithm
09/01/2010 Anemia in Older Persons Algorithm
06/15/2010 Evaluation of Anemia in Children Algorithm

Screening and Diagnosis

01/15/2016 Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia and Iron Supplementation in Pregnant Women to Improve Maternal Health and Birth Outcomes [Putting Prevention into Practice]
01/15/2016 Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia and Iron Supplementation in Pregnant Women to Improve Maternal Health and Birth Outcomes: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
12/15/2015 Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children [Putting Prevention into Practice]
12/15/2015 Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
11/01/2010 Evaluation of Microcytosis Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
02/01/2009 Evaluation of Macrocytosis Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
06/01/2004 Hemolytic Anemia Algorithm
11/15/2000 Normocytic Anemia Algorithm Patient Education

Treatment

03/15/2011 Transfusion of Blood and Blood Products: Indications and Complications

Patient Education, Self-Care

01/15/2013 Iron Deficiency Anemia Patient Education
08/15/2009 Thalassemia Patient Education

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