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Haematology and oncology 

Haematology and oncology
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Haematology and oncology
Author(s):

Martin Beed

, Richard Sherman

, and Ravi Mahajan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696277.003.0009
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date: 23 May 2019

Blood product transfusion and transfusion reactions

Clotting derangement

Disseminated intravascular coagulation

Neutropaenia

Severe haemolysis

Vasculitic crises

Tumour lysis syndrome

Superior vena cava obstruction

Cord compression

Blood product transfusion is common in critically ill patients. The risks and expense associated with transfusion require that practitioners use products appropriately and can manage complications....

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