Haematological emergencies

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore and Amir Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199230921
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598793 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Haematological emergencies

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Blood transfusion reactions - Sickle cell crisis: presentation - Sickle cell crisis: management - Bleeding disorders: general approach - Abnormal coagulation 1 - Abnormal coagulation 2 - Circulating inhibitors of coagulation - Abnormal platelets - Anticoagulant therapy - Bleeding with fibrinolytic therapy - Bleeding in liver disease - Bleeding in uraemia - Massive transfusion/cardiopulmonary bypass - Haemophilia and related disorders 1 - Haemophilia and related disorders 2 - Combined thrombotic and haemorrhagic disorders - Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) - Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and haemolytic-uraemic syndrome (HUS) - Microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia - Heparin-associated thrombocytopenia - Acute leukaemias: presentation - Acute leukaemias: management - Acute leukaemias: treatment - Early complications of bone marrow transplantation (BMT) - Complications of BMT - The febrile neutropenic patient 1 - The febrile neutropenic patient 2 - Infections in the transplant patient - Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections in transplant patients - Hyperviscosity syndrome - Tumour lysis syndrome - Hypercalcaemia of malignancy - Superior vena cava obstruction - Massive mediastinal mass

Chapter.  9847 words. 

Subjects: Acute Medicine

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