A 25years old female after giving birth to her son.Her laboratory results shows that hemoglobin has dropped from 11.2 to 9.0.The doctor orders patient to take iron every morning with meal.Which of the following will be the best action by the nurse?.

A.Take iron with milk 🥛.

B.Take iron with calcium.

C. patient should take iron with with vitamin C.

D.All of the above is correct.

Correct answer is C.

Rationale: Vitamin C helps with iron absorption. Iron are found in lean red meat ,egg yolks,dark green leaves vegetables, prunes,nuts,raisins.Follow doctor’s orders ,take medication as directed.


Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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