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Haematological emergencies

Robert Crouch

Edited by Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199203499
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597932 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199203499.003.0017

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Haematological emergencies

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Overview - Abnormalities of haemostasis - Von Willebrand's disease - Haemophilia - Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) - Nursing assessment and intervention for patients with bleeding disorders - Sickle cell disease - Blood transfusion

Chapter.  1774 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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