Management of Hematologic Disorders

  • Author: David Aboulafia, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • WHO defines anemia as hemoglobin < 12 g/dL in women and < 13 g/dL in men (Management Guidelines)[WHO 2001]
  • Causes of anemia manifest with somewhat distinct patterns of laboratory abnormalities (Table 4)

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