Published in Hospital Law Weekly, September 29th, 2005
Iron deficiency is estimated to affect nearly 10% of American children 1 to 2 years of age. Early detection and treatment are critical because iron deficiency can impair infant mental development, possibly permanently, even before it progresses to anemia (clinically identified as a low hemoglobin level).
The study, done at Children's Hospital Boston, is the first to compare the test, called CHr, with the standard...
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