Iron deficiency encompasses both absolute deficiency (reduced total body iron) and functional deficiency (diminished iron supply to organs with preserved stores). It is the most common cause of anemia, which affects approximately one third of the global population and can result in significant morbidity if left untreated. Do you know key clinical information about iron-deficiency anemia, including symptoms to watch for and best practices for diagnosis and management? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
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Cite this: Emmanuel C. Besa. Fast Five Quiz: Iron-Deficiency Anemia Practice Essentials - Medscape - Oct 17, 2022.