The summary below is from the full reports titled “Screening for Hereditary Hemochromatosis: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians” and “Screening Primary Care Patients for Hereditary Hemochromatosis with Transferrin Saturation and Serum Ferritin Level: Systematic Review for the American College of Physicians.” They are in the 4 October 2005 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 143, pages 517-521 and pages 522-536, respectively). The first report was written by A. Qaseem, M. Aronson, N. Fitterman, V. Snow, K.B. Weiss, and D. Owens, for the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians; the second report was written by B. Schmitt, R.M. Golub, and R. Green.
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Screening for Hereditary Hemochromatosis: Recommendations from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. ;143:I–46. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-143-7-200510040-00004
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2005;143(7):I-46.
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