TITLE

Choosing the Best Strategy to Prevent Childhood Iron Deficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Alan R.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/16/99, Vol. 281 Issue 23, p2247
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Comments on the best strategy to prevent childhood iron deficiency. Usefulness of the reticulocyte hemoglobin content (CHr) in identifying children with iron deficiency or iron deficiency anemia; Call for implementation of CHr testing to identify iron deficiency before it begins; Suggestion that public health initiatives, and not merely improved technology, are what is necessary to prevent iron deficiency anemia.
ACCESSION #
1929556

 

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