WILLIS M. FOWLER, M.D.; ADELAIDE P. BARER, PH.D.
Iron, in the form of an inorganic salt, may be considered as a specific remedy for certain types of anemia and will produce results which are comparable to those obtained by liver extract in the treatment of pernicious anemia. The use of iron as an antianemic remedy is not new but the results which have been obtained in recent years are more striking than in the past and have served to focus attention on this metal. The increased popularity and the apparent increased effectiveness have been due primarily to the administration of adequate amounts of iron to properly selected cases
FOWLER WM, BARER AP. IRON METABOLISM AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO ANEMIA AND THERAPY1. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:378–386. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-3-378
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(3):378-386.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders.
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