Malabsorption in the elderly

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Age-related deficiencies in gastrointestinal function do occur, but the evidence suggest that their contribution to malabsorption syndromes is usually trivial. Symptoms of malabsorption in elderly patients therefore probably do not simply reflect 'old age', but some underlying problem(s). An orderly approach to diagnosis, emphasizing disorders likely to be present in the geriatric population, can lead to effective treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-63
Number of pages7
JournalHospital Practice
Volume14
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1979

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Malabsorption in the elderly. / Bayless, Theodore M.

In: Hospital Practice, Vol. 14, No. 8, 1979, p. 57-63.

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Bayless, TM 1979, 'Malabsorption in the elderly', Hospital Practice, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 57-63.
Bayless, Theodore M. / Malabsorption in the elderly. In: Hospital Practice. 1979 ; Vol. 14, No. 8. pp. 57-63.
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