Unformatted text preview: -Pt. w/ increased folic acid intake MANAGED with scheduled folic acid replacement therapy. Poor nutrition : diet lacking in greens, liver, yeast, citrus fruits, beans, and nuts = most common cause Malabsorption: (CHRON’s DISEASE) second most common cause. Anticonvulsants & oral contraceptives: contribute to folic acid deficiency/anemia *Common causes: poor nutrition, malabsorption, & drugs....
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- Spring '14
- Nursing, Folic acid, Vitamin B12, Megaloblastic Anemia, Folic acid deficiency anemia, folic acid deficiency