• Topic

    Anemia

    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 two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Categories
    Overview
    Mar 15, 2022 Alpha- and Beta-thalassemia: Rapid Evidence Review   CME   Alg   PtEd

    Specific Causes

    Aug 15, 2021 Iron Deficiency Anemia: Guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association [Practice Guidelines]   CME
    Sep 15, 2017 Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Recognition and Management   Alg   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2013 Evaluation of Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding   Alg
    Jan 15, 2013 Iron Deficiency Anemia: Evaluation and Management   Alg   PtEd
    Mar 01, 2011 AAP Reports on Diagnosis and Prevention of Iron Deficiency Anemia [Practice Guidelines]
    Aug 15, 2009 Alpha and Beta Thalassemia   Alg   PtEd
    Feb 01, 2007 Clinical Presentations of Parvovirus B19 Infection   PtEd

    Specific Populations

    Oct 01, 2018 Anemia in Older Adults   Alg
    Feb 15, 2016 Iron Deficiency and Other Types of Anemia in Infants and Children   Alg
    Jun 15, 2010 Evaluation of Anemia in Children   Alg
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Sep 15, 2018 Hemolytic Anemia: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis   Alg   DDx
    Jan 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]
    Jan 15, 2016 Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia and Iron Supplementation in Pregnant Women to Improve Maternal Health and Birth Outcomes [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Dec 15, 2015 Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Dec 15, 2015 Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Nov 01, 2010 Evaluation of Microcytosis   Alg   DDx
    Feb 01, 2009 Evaluation of Macrocytosis   Alg   DDx
    Nov 15, 2000 Normocytic Anemia   Alg   PtEd
    Treatment
    Aug 15, 2022 Intravenous Iron vs. Oral Iron in Iron Deficiency Anemia [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Mar 15, 2011 Transfusion of Blood and Blood Products: Indications and Complications
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Jan 15, 2013 Iron Deficiency Anemia [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Aug 15, 2009 Thalassemia [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd

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