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Nephrol Nurs J. 2011 Jan-Feb;38(1):55-8; quiz 59.

Establishing maintenance doses of lV iron in anemia management to improve patient outcomes.

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  • 1Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA.


Iron deficiency is one of the most common findings in anemia management in patients on hemodialysis. Administration of intravenous iron therapy is important to maintain adequate serum ferritin and transferrin saturation levels for effective hemoglobin synthesis. This study investigates and presents the results of doses and frequencies of IV iron therapy.

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