Hematological Facts and Formulas

  • Joseph Varon
  • Robert E. FrommJr.
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Abstract

Patients in the emergency department and the intensive care unit frequently have hematologic problems. These include anemia, coagulopathies, and thrombocytopenia to name just a few. In evaluation these patients, many laboratory tests and indices are obtained. The following formulas will aid the critical care practitioner in evaluating these hematologic parameters.

Keywords

Anemia Thrombocytopenia 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Varon
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert E. FrommJr.
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Critical Care ServicesUniversity General HospitalHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Acute and Continuing CareThe University of Texas Health Science CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Maricopa Integrated Health System Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Arizona College of MedicinePhoenixUSA

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