Outcome of patients requiring medical ICU admission following bone marrow transplantation.

@article{Paz1993OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of patients requiring medical ICU admission following bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Harold L Paz and Pamela Ann Crilley and M. Weinar and Isadore Brodsky},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1993},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={527-31}
}
Despite encouraging results seen following bone marrow transplantation (BMT), it has been observed that once these patients become critically ill and require medical intensive care unit (MICU) admission, the chances of survival are poor. We hypothesized that while mechanical ventilation would be an important predictor for death in the MICU, those patients not requiring mechanical ventilation could be successfully discharged from the MICU. The records of 36 patients with 43 admissions to the… CONTINUE READING

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