Medical cancer patients and intensive care.

  title={Medical cancer patients and intensive care.},
  author={J. P. Sculier and Evelyne Markiewicz},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  volume={11 6},
Between November 1985 and October 1989, 1413 patients were admitted to the medical intensive care unit (ICU) of our cancer hospital. Data collected at admission and during the ICU stay were analysed for: 1) medical problems and treatment modalities requiring the admission; 2) types of underlying disease; 3) mortality during intensive care; 4) nursing requirements. Of the 1413 admissions, 1220 were for solid tumors (mainly ovarian cancer, breast cancer and lung cancer) and 144 for hematological… CONTINUE READING


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