Acta Scientific Medical Sciences

Research ArticleVolume 2 Issue 3

Prevalence of Anemia in Pre-School Children (3 To 5 Years) (A Hospital Based Study)

Unnikrishnan SR*

Department of Paediatrics, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: BeUnnikrishnan SR, Department of Paediatrics, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India.

Received: March 24, 2018; Published: May 25, 2018

Citation: Unnikrishnan SR. “Prevalence of Anemia in Pre-School Children (3 To 5 Years) (A Hospital Based Study)”. Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 2.3 (2018).

Abstract

  Paediatric Haematology is a sub speciality of Paediatrics and a sine qua non of the modern teaching institutions. Among the haematological disorders, Anemia is the commonest entity of multiple aetiologies. The meaning of the Greek word “Anemia” is without blood.

Study Population: Children who were admitted in the Department of Paediatrics at Sree Balaji Medical College Hospital and Research centre, chrompet, Chennai.

Study Group: A total number of 200 cases of anemia were studied. Our cases consist of in -patients of the age group 3 to 5 years (Preschool children) in Sree Balaji Medical College Hospital and Research centre, chromepet, Chennai who were admitted for evaluation of anemia.

Keywords: Anemia; Pre-School Children

Copyright: © 2018 Unnikrishnan SR. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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