Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron Deficiency Anemia Teaching 1468

The patient was instructed in iron deficiency anemia that stools will appear dark or black as the effect of iron additional treatment. The patient was advised the importance of checking for blood loss in the stool if has gastrointestinal bleeding predispositions. The patient was taught the correct use of guaiac exams. The patient was reviewed to take iron with meals to make best use of absorption. The patient was recommended the need to increase vitamin C consumption.