By Lodovico Balducci, William B. Ershler, John M. Bennett
Anemia within the aged has been adequately outlined because the silent epidemic, representing three million humans within the usa elderly sixty five years and older. prevalence and incidence of this elevate with age. It differs in its etiology, pathogenesis and therapy from anemia in kids and more youthful adults. Anemia is linked to diminished survival, elevated probability of sensible dependence and hospitalization, elevated chance of congestive middle failure and degree renal disorder and cognitive problems. nearly 70% of anemia in older participants is reversible.
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According to a recent study anemia was also associated with increased risk of falls, both in institutions and in the community (67). Falls are a geriatric syndrome, associated with increased mortality and morbidity, including hip fractures. At this point it should be emphasized that currently there is no proof that correction of mild anemia in older patients will avert the complications of anemia. Anemia of a specific cause of course should be corrected. Correction of ACI with erythropoietic growth factors improves the fatigue of cancer patients, but so far no other benefits of this approach have been demonstrated (68).
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Anemia in the Elderly by Lodovico Balducci, William B. Ershler, John M. Bennett