Live Webinar: Anemia in the Elderly. Evaluation, Outcomes and Management
Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044
ANEMIA IN THE ELDERLY: EVALUATION, OUTCOMES AND MANAGEMENT
Presented By The Society For Post-Acute And Long Term Care Medicine
Speaker: T.S. Dharmarajan, MD, MACP, AGSFDescription: Anemia is common in the elderly and largely under-recognized and inadequately managed. This presentation will offer information regarding the etiology of anemia and a simple approach to evaluation and management. The participants will understand that anemia is not a consequence of aging, rather a marker of underlying illness or pathology and that anemia needs to be addressed. Illustrations presented through cases will create a better understanding for the audience.
- Develop an awareness of the prevalence of anemia in the elderly.
- Understand the etiology of anemia in the older population and the ability to perform the basic evaluation of anemia.
- Recognize the adverse outcomes of untreated anemia in the geriatric population.
- Understand the management of common anemias in the elderly.
02. May 2018 by Miriam
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