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Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: Screening

Release Date: September 2015

Recommendation Summary

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Children ages 6 to 24 months

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for iron deficiency anemia in children ages 6 to 24 months.

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Go to the Clinical Considerations section for suggestions for practice regarding the I statement.

Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: September 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/iron-deficiency-anemia-in-young-children-screening

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