Mortality correlation factors in patients with lymphoma and acute myeloid leukemia admitted into the intensive care unit at a referral center in the south of Thailand.

@article{Khwankeaw2014MortalityCF,
  title={Mortality correlation factors in patients with lymphoma and acute myeloid leukemia admitted into the intensive care unit at a referral center in the south of Thailand.},
  author={Jirateep Khwankeaw and Rungsun Bhurayanontachai},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2014},
  volume={97 Suppl 1},
  pages={S77-83}
}
BACKGROUND Recent treatments in hematological malignancies have substantially improved. Unfortunately, once a patient with a hematological malignancy has complications, the prognosis is poor and the in hospital and ICU mortality rates are high. Debates concerning the reluctance to admit patients into ICUs with poor prognoses often emerge. The aim of the present study is to identify the patients who are more likely to benefit from ICU admissions. OBJECTIVES To assess the outcomes and to… CONTINUE READING