Anemia and frailty in the elderly hospitalized in an acute unit: Preliminary results

Published: 6 November 2016
Author(s): Abrar-Ahmad Zulfiqar, Xavier Sui Seng, André Gillibert, Nadir Kadri, Jean Doucet
Section: Letter to the Editor

Anemia is a frequent reason for hospitalization in acute geriatric units. The elderly are particularly susceptible and can condition the prognosis in cases of poor tolerance. The main objective is to research the link between anemia and weakness according to FRIED.