Intensive care unit admission in patients with haematological disease: incidence, outcome and prognostic factors.

@article{Evison2001IntensiveCU,
  title={Intensive care unit admission in patients with haematological disease: incidence, outcome and prognostic factors.},
  author={J Evison and Peter Rickenbacher and Rainer Ritz and Alois A Gratwohl and C. Haberth{\"u}r and Serge Elsasser and Jakob Robert Passweg},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  year={2001},
  volume={131 47-48},
  pages={681-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine incidence and outcome of intensive care unit (ICU) admission in patients with haematological malignancy and analyse prognostic factors associated with outcome. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study in an intensive care unit of a tertiary referral center. PATIENTS 78 patients with severe haematological malignancy were admitted 97 times between 1990-97 to the medical ICU for septic shock (18), respiratory failure (30), postoperative monitoring (19), cardiovascular (10) and… CONTINUE READING

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