A novel short-course regimen of intramuscular iron therapy for anaemic pregnant women

Thirunavukkarasu, Sumangali; Bhandary, Amritha
October 2009
Tropical Doctor;Oct2008, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p227
Academic Journal
This study was conducted in anaemic pregnant women to investigate the efficacy and feasibility of intramuscular iron therapy as a short-course regimen and also to show the usefulness of such a regimen in women intolerable or non-compliant to oral iron.


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