The adult leukemia patient in the intensive care unit.

  • Mary T Ersek
  • Published 1984 in Heart & lung : the journal of critical care

Abstract

Care of the patient with leukemia in the critical care setting is a demanding job. Nurses must be involved in the treatment of infection, hemorrhage, and respiratory failure, problems with which they are familiar. In addition to these complications, however, they must also gain expertise in hematology, cancer chemotherapy, and the leukemic process. The task… (More)

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@article{Ersek1984TheAL, title={The adult leukemia patient in the intensive care unit.}, author={Mary T Ersek}, journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care}, year={1984}, volume={13 2}, pages={183-93} }