Suspected or documented acute anemia (< 18 years) - Curbside
Suspected or documented acute anemia (< 18 years)
Editors: Dan Imler, MD
Inclusion Criteria  (Any one criteria present)
  • Clinical signs of acute blood loss, consumption or distruction
  • Chronic anemia at risk for worsening anemia
  • Initial discovery of hemoglobin less than 8 with no known cause
Exclusion Criteria
  • Chronic stable anemia
  • Obvious traumatic cause of known anemia or hemodynamic instability

Treat appropriately, consider hematology consult

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