TITLE

Anemia Feropriva na Infância: uma Revisão para Profisionais da Atenção Básica

AUTHOR(S)
Ferraz, Sabrine Teixeira
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Revista de Atencao Primaria a Saude;jan-mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nutritional anemia, according to the World Health Organization, is a state in which a low blood hemoglobin concentration is a consequence of deficiency of one or more essential nutrients, for any reason. Iron deficiency anemia is the principal nutritional condition worldwide, and it is estimated that half the children and teenagers in developing countries are affected by thie condition. This review is a contribution to the planning of strategies for primary care control of iron deficiency anemia. The articledescribes iron metabolism, disease etiology, differential diagnosis, risk groups, consequences of childhood iron deficiency, and strategies such as iron supplementation and fortification and dietary modification. The importance of iron deficiency and anemia, as public health problems, has been increasingly recognized by health authorities and policy makers in the last two decades. Fighting iron deficiency anemia must be a priority, with efforts to develop adequate public policies promoting people's involvement and reformulating health care services.
ACCESSION #
61353812

 

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