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  Total Iron Deficit - Ganzoni equation  

Weight (kg)
Haemoglobin (Hb) units
Target Hb (g/L)
Current Hb (g/L)
Iron for Iron stores (mg)
{ 500 if W > 35kg }
{ 15 mg/kg if W < 35kg }
{ recommended: }
Total Iron Deficit (mg)

Calculation(s) used

Ganzoni Equation 

Total Iron Deficit = Weight {kg} x (Target Hb Actual Hb) {g/l} x 2.4 + Iron stores {mg}



1.Medicines.org, Ferinject SPC (Summary of Product Characteristics)
[available from]: http://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/20987/SPC/Ferinject/

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