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Scoring System of Casanova et al for Identifying Iron Deficiency Anemia in a Pregnant Woman

Purpose:

To evaluate a pregnant woman for iron deficiency anemia using the scoring system of Casanova et al.

Specialty:

Hematology, Obstetrics, Hematology

Objective:

laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

D50, O99.0

Description:

Casanova et al developed a scoring system for identifying iron deficiency in pregnant women. This can be helpful in evaluating a pregnant woman when more specific laboratory tests are unavailable. The authors are from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

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