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Haematology

Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234073
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598830 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234073.003.0011

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Haematology

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Introduction - TransfusionPacked red cell transfusion threshold - Platelet transfusion threshold - Sickle cell anaemiaSickle cell anaemia: hydroxyurea - Haematological malignancyAcute lymphoblastic leukaemia: bone marrow transplant - Acute promyelocytic leukaemia: transretinoic acid - Chronic myeloid leukaemia: imatinib - Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: chemotherapy - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: rituximab - Hodgkin’s disease: chemotherapy - Myeloma: melphalan - Myeloma: thalidomide

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Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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