Iron Deficiency and New Insights into Therapy
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Iron deficiency (ID) is a deficit in total body iron which, when severe, can lead to iron deficiency anaemia (IDA).
This module discusses causes, effects, diagnosis and management of ID.
- Review iron studies as an overall picture and identifying cause of iron deficiency, as well monitoring and prescribing of effective iron replacement therapies
- Recognise life-threatening situations, initiating blood transfusions followed by appropriate iron replacement therapies