EDWIN E. OSGOOD, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HOWARD D. HASKINS, M.D.
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This is a presentation of the views formulated during a seven years' study of the clinical and laboratory phases of anemias and the literature pertaining thereto. Details of the subjects chosen, technic used, and results of the color, volume and saturation index studies are given elsewhere.1
It has long been customary to divide anemias into two groups. Under the term primary anemia were included cases of pernicious anemia and, sometimes, chlorosis; and under the name secondary anemia, all others. These names were given as the cause was supposed to be unknown in primary anemias and known in secondary anemias. Since
OSGOOD EE, HASKINS HD. Causes, Classification and Differential Diagnosis of Anemias*†: Based on the Detailed Examination of Over Two Hundred Patients and a Study of the Literature. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1367–1376. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-5-11-1367
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(11):1367-1376.
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