Shakhova N.V., Gordeev V.V. Iron deficiency anemia in children, 2007
Sideropenic states are a global problem for all mankind, especially for the population of developing countries, in connection with the wide spread of this pathology among children, especially among young children. This manual shows the importance of iron and its deficiency for the normal development of the child's body. The clinic, treatment and prevention of iron deficiency anemia in children is described in detail. Taking into account the principles of evidence-based medicine, the characteristics of modern iron preparations (ionic and non-ionic), methods of their use, depending on the severity of sideropenia in a child, are given. The manual is addressed to students, interns and clinical interns of the pediatric faculty.