Chapter

Palliative haematological aspects

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234356.003.0023

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Palliative 						haematological aspects

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This chapter on palliative haematological aspects covers anaemia in chronic disorders, blood transfusion, erythropoietin, bleeding and haemorrhage, blood products, bleeding directly related to cancer, haemoptysis, haematemesis, rectal bleeding, haematuria, massive terminal haemorrhage, thromboembolism, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE), chronic venous thrombosis, warfarin in patients with cancer, and developing a good relation with haematology colleagues.

Chapter.  6653 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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