Improving rates of ferrous sulfate prescription for suspected iron deficiency anaemia in infants.

Affiliation

Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA [Email]

Abstract

Iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in infancy is prevalent and associated with impaired neurodevelopment; however, studies suggest that treatment and follow-up rates are poor.

Keywords

clinical practice guidelines,control charts, run charts,paediatrics,primary care,quality improvement,