Using dietary education to avoid iron deficiency in at risk patients

Jenkin, Gill
April 2012
Primary Health Care;Apr2012, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p20
Academic Journal
Anaemia is a worldwide problem, even in higher income countries. Insufficient iron in the diet can cause tiredness and hair loss, reduce fertility and impair mental and motor development in children. Healthcare professionals need to be able to recognise anaemia and have the knowledge to give appropriate dietary advice as necessary.


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