Management of Acquired Bleeding Problems in Cancer Patients

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    Abstract

    Cancer patients can have acquired bleeding problems for many reasons. In this review, an approach to the bleeding patient in the Emergency Department is discussed. Specific issue including coagulation defects, thrombocytopenia, platelet dysfunction, bleeding complications of specific hematological malignancies and due to anticoagulation, are discussed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)423-444
    Number of pages22
    JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
    Volume27
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Aug 2009

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    Keywords

    • Amyloid
    • Bleeding
    • Cancer
    • Disseminated intravascular coagulation
    • Leukemia
    • Myeloma

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Emergency Medicine

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