Association of anemia and hypoalbuminemia in German geriatric inpatients

  title={Association of anemia and hypoalbuminemia in German geriatric inpatients},
  author={Dr. med. habil. Gabriele R{\"o}hrig MPH and Ingrid Becker and Maria Cristina Polidori and R. J. Schulz and Michaela Noreik},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Gerontologie und Geriatrie},
Anemia and hypoalbuminemia (HA) are acknowledged independent risk factors for morbidity and mortality in geriatric patients and are associated with nutritional status and frailty. Data exist regarding the association between albumin and frailty, anemia and frailty as well as frailty and nutritional status; however, there is a lack of information on the association between HA, anemia and nutritional status in older people. This study retrospectively analyzed 626 patients admitted to a German… CONTINUE READING
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