Haematologists are managing increasing numbers of older patients with complex geriatric syndromes and there is a need for closer collaboration with geriatric services, Australian researchers say. The number of elderly patients treated in a Sydney haematology unit doubled between 2000 and 2014, with many patients having multiple geriatric related conditions such as dementia and malnutrition, ...
Geriatric assessments needed for older haematology patients
By Michael Woodhead
1 Aug 2018