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Is there an association between low dose aspirin and anemia (without overt bleeding)?: narrative review

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Background: Overt bleeding associated with low dose aspirin (LDA) is well-recognized, little attention is given to the possibility of association between LDA and occult bleeding, although this is known to occur in healthy volunteers. LDA is used increasingly in primary and secondary prevention of a number of medical conditions, many of which are common in older people, as is anemia. Anemia in older people is associated with adverse outcomes including di...

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10.1186/1471-2318-10-71

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Geriatrics More from this journal
Volume:
10
Article number:
71
Publication date:
2010-09-29
Acceptance date:
2010-09-29
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1471-2318
Language:
English
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uuid:6c63a898-b379-427d-b366-cd023b9b615d
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pubs:240925
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240925
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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