Hematologic emergencies in the pediatric emergency room

Peter D. Sadowitz, Siraj Amanullah, Abdul Kader Souid

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The complete blood count (CBC) describes the three hematopoietic lineages (i.e., the erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets), and it is an essential diagnostic component in numerous clinical situations. The pediatric CBC and hematologic problems in children may significantly differ from that of adults. In this article, special features of pediatric hematologic emergencies are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-198
Number of pages22
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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