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GUZMAN LLANOS, María José; GUZMAN ZAMUDIO, José L.  and  LLANOS DE LOS REYES-GARCIA, M.J.. Significance of anaemia in the different stages of life. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2016, vol.15, n.43, pp.407-418. ISSN 1695-6141.

Overview: Anemia is very common in primary care consultations and pediatrics, and IDA is the cause of 50% of all cases of anemia. Methodology: Literature review and documentary descriptive analysis of the pathogenesis of iron-deficiency anemia, the basic diagnostic tests to study IDA and the significance of such using a specific time period in the documentary search and inclusion criteria that takes into account factors that are analyzed in the study: Ideas about the metabolism of iron. Ideas about hematopoiesis. Laboratory diagnosis and classification of anemia. Clinical features of iron deficiency anemia. Causes of iron deficiency. Results and conclusion: The staged documentary study covers the publications on the pathogenesis of iron deficiency anemia, the basic diagnostic tests to study the IDA and the significance of such, and it shows how important this data is for professional nursing in the area of primary care and pediatrics, to identify it and act accordingly.

Keywords : Iron deficiency anemia; anemia in pregnancy; anemia in seniors.

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