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Hematologic Emergencies in the Critical Care Setting Part 1

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 …

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Hematology and Oncology

REBEL Core Cast 7.0 – Oncologic Emergencies

Take Home Points on Oncologic Emergencies: Hyperviscosity Syndrome happens when elevated WBCs or severe hyperproteinemia cause high serum viscosity and micro-circulatory problems in patients with Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia, multiple myeloma or acute leukemia. Be suspicious of this syndrome in these patient’s when they present with the …

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Hematology and Oncology

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