Anemia in elderly patients

Answer both of the following discussion questions for your discussion response.

  1. Anemia of chronic disease is a common occurrence in elderly patients. What is the pathophysiological mechanism behind this disease process?
  2. Virchow’s triad refers to states that can produce hypercoagulability. What are the three categories? Give an example for each and explain the pathophysiological changes seen.

at least 250 words total. reference with no older than 5 years and intext citation

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