We must screen for iron deficiency
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We must screen for iron deficiency

Toby Richards Leader, PREVENTT, a randomised controlled trial on intravenous iron for anaemia in patients undergoing major surgery, The Iron Clinic in central London, Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology, University College London

One in six nurses may be affected by anaemia caused by a lack of the mineral, which may lead to exhaustion and confusion

Are you a woman? Do you feel tired and exhausted? Have you been experiencing heart palpitations or finding it a struggle sometimes to think clearly? This could be iron deficiency.

Nursing Standard. 34, 8, 73-73. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.8.73.s22

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