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Drug-Induced Adverse Hematological Interactions/Reactions

Drug-Induced Adverse Hematological Interactions/Reactions is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Does pt have any hematologic abnormalities that require immediate attention?
    • Anemia: Hgb < 10 g/dL in presence of ongoing bleeding, hemolysis, hemodynamic alterations, myocardial ischemia, mental status changes, hypoxemia or decreased oxygen delivery
      • Hgb < 7 g/dL
    • Cyanosis or decreased oxyhemoglobin desaturation consistent w/ methemoglobinemia
    • Neutropenia w/ absolute neutrophil count < 500-1,000/mm3 w/ fever or hypotension
    • Thrombocytopenia < 50,000/mm3 w/ bleeding, < 10,000 mm3
    • Coagulopathy w/ bleeding
    • Intracranial bleeding
    • GI bleeding
    • Pulmonary hemorrhage

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Last updated: April 26, 2010


"Drug-Induced Adverse Hematological Interactions/Reactions." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534153/all/Drug_Induced_Adverse_Hematological_Interactions_Reactions.
Drug-Induced Adverse Hematological Interactions/Reactions. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534153/all/Drug_Induced_Adverse_Hematological_Interactions_Reactions. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Drug-Induced Adverse Hematological Interactions/Reactions. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534153/all/Drug_Induced_Adverse_Hematological_Interactions_Reactions
Drug-Induced Adverse Hematological Interactions/Reactions [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534153/all/Drug_Induced_Adverse_Hematological_Interactions_Reactions.
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