Tag: Acute Chest Syndrome

Hematologic Emergencies in the Critical Care Setting Part 2

Background: Hematologic emergencies in the critical care setting are rare but deadly complications that can often be managed appropriately if identified early on and received prompt intervention. In this 2-part review, we will discuss several hematologic emergencies and discuss the …

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Hematology and Oncology

REBEL Core Cast 41.0 – Acute Chest Syndrome

Take Home Points 100k people in US have sickle cell, the majority will at some point develop acute chest syndrome (ACS) The mortality rate per episode is 3-9%, similar to those of STEMI ACS is a syndrome – CXR infiltrate …

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CardiovascularHematology and Oncology