Prevalence of anemia and micronutrient deficiency in elderly

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Background: Untreated geriatric anemia is important to diagnose early as it is associated with greater morbidity and mortality in comparison to the anemia in younger adults. Objectives: To determine the prevalence, patterns of anaemia, and to assess haemopoietic nutrient status of geriatric population attending a hospital. Material and methods: 2540… (More)

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