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Risks of bleeding and thrombosis in intensive care unit patients with haematological malignancies.

This research by Russell and colleagues was published in the December issue of “Annals of Intensive Care”.
Background:  Patients with malignant haematological disease and especially those who require intensive care have an increased risk of bleeding and thrombosis, but none of these data were obtained in ICU patients only. 284 more words

Critical Care

Risk factors of deep venous thrombosis associated with peripherally inserted central venous catheter in upper extremity in ICU

New article (only in Chinese – abstract in English) on the risk factors of deep venous thrombosis associated with peripherally inserted central venous catheter in upper extremity in ICU from the… 31 more words

Case 87 - summary

This week we looked at a case of pulmonary embolism in a lady who was 28 weeks pregnant.

Initial management included:

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Case 87 - the beginning

A 32 year old lady presents to A&E with incresing shortness of breath and chest pain.  She is 28 weeks pregnant.

What further information do you need? Initial management/investigations?

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Case 86 - part C2

Thanks for your help with this short case. We examined this blood film of an unwell female:

The most striking abnormality is red cell fragmentation. This can be seen in: 379 more words

Laboratory Morphology