Anemia in the Elderly

Anemia is found in approximately 80% of elderly patients, most often caused by chronic disease and iron deficiency. Hemopoiesis is a crossroad for many aging-related events. Why do older patients become anemic? When should a diagnostic work up of anemia be initiated in the older person? What are the...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Balducci, Lodovico., Ershler, William B., Bennett, John M.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Boston, MA : Springer US, 2007.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-49506-4
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