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

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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