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Haematological and oncological emergencies 

Haematological and oncological emergencies
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date: 01 March 2021

Tumour lysis syndrome 94

Spinal cord compression 96

Raised intracranial pressure 98

Superior vena cava syndrome 102

Hypertension 104

Haemorrhage 108

Seizures 110

Severe sepsis 112

Acute biochemical abnormalities 116

Hyperleucocytosis 120

Central venous access device-associated venous thrombosis 122

Pleural and pericardial effusions 124

Tumour lysis syndrome (TLS) is a life-threatening emergency due to metabolic derangements secondary to tumour cell necrosis. Can occur prior to initiation of therapy or after hydration alone....

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