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Oncological emergencies

Edited by Thankamma Ajithkumar, Ann Barrett, Helen Hatcher and Natalie Cook

in Oxford Desk Reference: Oncology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199235636
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725760 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199235636.003.0018

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Oncological emergencies

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Tumour lysis syndrome - Hypercalcaemia - Hyponatraemia - Hyperkalaemia - Hypoglycaemia - Hyperuricaemia - Febrile neutropenia - Thrombocytopenia - Catheter associated infections - Raised intracranial tension - Spinal cord compression - Cardiac arrest: introduction - Cardiac tamponade - Venous thromboembolism (deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) - Stridor and airway obstruction - Superior vena caval obstruction - Pleural effusion - Gastrointestinal bleeding - Intestinal obstruction - Genitourinary bleeding - Urinary tract obstruction - Impending and pathological fractures

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Subjects: Medical Oncology

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