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Amount of Iron Lost Through a Known Blood Loss with an Estimate for the Replacement Dose

Purpose:

To estimate the amount of iron lost from a blood loss and to determine a replacement dose of iron dextran.

Specialty:

Hematology, Hematology

Objective:

laboratory tests, dosage calculations, dosage adjustments

ICD-10:

D50

Description:

The amount of iron lost and the amount needed to replace it following a known blood loss can be calculated from the estimated volume of blood loss.

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