Return to Index
Screening for Nutritional Anemia
- Non-pregnant women at 5-10 year intervals (more often for those at risk of iron-deficiency because of heavy menstrual blood loss or poor iron intake)
- Pregnant women at the first prenatal visit
DynaMed Editorial Team. Iron deficiency anemia in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated September 16, 2010. Accessed October 12, 2010.
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 16th ed. McGraw-Hill; 2004.
Recommendations to prevent and control iron deficiency in the United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR. 1998;47(RR-3):1-46.
US Preventive Services Task Force. US Department of Health and Human Services. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality website. Available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstfix.htm. Accessed February 2007.
10/12/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us: Baker R, Greer F, the Committee on Nutrition. Clinical report—diagnosis and prevention of iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia in infants and young children (0-3 years of age). American Academy of Pediatrics website. Available at: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/reprint/peds.2010-2576v1. Published October 5, 2010. Accessed October 12, 2010.
- Reviewer: Marcin Chwistek, MD
- Review Date: 09/2013
- Update Date: 09/30/2013