Anemia in the elderly.

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Abstract

Controversy exists about the occurrence of an age-related decline in hematologic parameters. The etiology of anemia in elderly patients is often confounded by chronic and inapparent disease. The diagnosis is assisted by knowledge of the clues to the causes of hypoproliferative anemia, ineffective hematopoiesis and hemolysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-136
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican family physician
Volume39
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice

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