4. Anemia Therapy II: Hematinics
Published Online: 4 JUL 2012
Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Basics of Blood Management, Second edition
How to Cite
Seeber, P. and Shander, A. (2012) Anemia Therapy II: Hematinics, in Basics of Blood Management, Second edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118338070.ch4
- Published Online: 4 JUL 2012
- Published Print: 24 AUG 2012
Print ISBN: 9780470670705
Online ISBN: 9781118338070
- Intravenous iron;
- Oral iron;
- Vitamin B12;
- Vitamin C;
Hematinics are often used as the substrates for erythropoiesis in blood management. Among them, intravenous and oral iron clinically play a major role in treating anemia. In addition, the judicious use of vitamins and other hematinics adds to the efficacy of anemia prevention and therapy. This chapter explains how the various hematinics can be used to develop comprehensive anemia management plans that are adapted to the needs of the individual patient.