oa South African Medical Journal - Intramuscular iron in non-European premature infants
|Article Title||Intramuscular iron in non-European premature infants|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Child Health, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Dec 1960|
|Pages||1023 - 1026|
|Keyword(s)||Intramuscular iron, Non-european premature infants and Obstetrics and gynaecology|
Late prematurity anaemia is inevitable without the addition of iron supplements. In a population, which could not be relied upon to take oral preparations for a prolonged period, an attempt was made to prevent iron deficiency anaemia by giving intramuscular iron in the first weeks of life.
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