Anesthesia Central is an all-in-one web and mobile solution for treating patients before, during, and after surgery. This collection of drug, procedures and test information is derived from Davis’s Drug, MGH Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, and MEDLINE Journals. Explore these free sample topics:
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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)
- Attend to the ABCs as the first priority.
- The goal is to understand what chemotherapeutic regimen the patient has received and how it relates to the patient’s critical condition.
- Myelosuppression is the most common toxicity that critical care physicians will encounter.
- All of the chemotherapy agents cause myelosuppression, in addition to other specific toxicities.