Search All Research Studies
AHRQ Research Studies Date
AHRQ Research Studies
Sign up: AHRQ Research Studies Email updates
Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
Results1 to 2 of 2 Research Studies Displayed
Tracer H, West R
AHRQ Author: Tracer H
Screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults.
This case study in the “Putting Prevention into Practice: An Evidence Based Approach” series focuses on screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults. It includes a case study, questions, and answers.
Citation: Tracer H, West R . Screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults. Am Fam Physician 2021 Nov 1;104(5):515-16..
Keywords: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), Vitamins and Supplements, Screening, Prevention, Guidelines, Evidence-Based Practice, Case Study
Fan T, Blitz J
AHRQ Author: Fan T
Screening for iron deficiency anemia and iron supplementation in pregnant women to improve maternal health and birth outcomes.
This case study quiz involves a 28-year-old woman presents for a routine antepartum visit. She is 33 weeks pregnant and also has a four-year-old son. She has no particular problems, and the findings from your examination are unremarkable. She asks if her blood iron level should be tested. Based on the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the quiz asks 3 questions involving screening and treatment.
Citation: Fan T, Blitz J . Screening for iron deficiency anemia and iron supplementation in pregnant women to improve maternal health and birth outcomes. Am Fam Physician 2016 Jan 15;93(2):137-8..
Keywords: Vitamins and Supplements, Pregnancy, Case Study, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)