Important Considerations in Iron Management and Nutritional >Status in Select Hemodialysis Populations

Important Considerations in Iron Management and Nutritional >Status in Select Hemodialysis Populations

Identification: nnj_ja07A6
Issue: July-August 2007
Volume: Vol. 34, No. 4

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Goal: To increase awareness about initiatives being taken that address iron-deficiency anemia.

Objectives:

  1. Describe various factors in selected populations that contribute to iron-deficiency anemia.
  2. Summarize the findings of a dietary and pharmacological study of patients on hemodialysis.
  3. Outline the importance of nephrology nurses and staff on iron management in patients on hemodialysis.


Note: The author reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing education article.

Note: This article is supported by a financial grant from Watson Pharma, Inc. This article has undergone peer review. The information in this article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of ANNA or the sponsor.

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