Are Transfusions a Barrier to High-Quality End-of-Life Care in Hematology?
Dr. LeBlanc and Dr. Litzow take a look at an issue within the field consisting of hematologists referring their patients to hospice late or not at all even when there are s
Venous Thrombosis on One Side and Bleeding on the Other: How to Walk the Fence in Cancer Patients With Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia
Dr. Linkins provides guidance on how to manage recurrent thrombosis and bleeding in a cancer patient with severe thrombocytopenia that develops VTE.
Dr. Thompson discusses ASH's advocacy efforts in support of programs and policies that enable the Society to deliver change to patients and their families worldwide.
Dr. Thompson discusses ASH sickle cell disease (SCD) initiatives as part of ASH's mission to help those who treat SCD patients provide quality care, continue their professional development, and enhance their knowledge and expertise.
Dr. Thompson discusses the many global initiatives that define ASH's international efforts as well as the Society's global reach as a powerful reflection of it's mission.
In her first President's Column, Dr. Alexis Thompson ushers in 2018 with a discussion of annual meeting media highlights.
Drs. Badawy, Liem, and Thompson discuss several benefits, risks, and limitations of using health-related apps, focusing on hematology and oncology apps. They present a thorough study that includes recommendations of some of the best apps available, and a discussion of clinical benefits, cost-effectiveness, potential risks, and even legal concerns.
Dr. Alexis Thompson makes a thorough assessment of the latest clinical practice guidelines for sickle cell disease.
In June 2011, ASH hosted a workshop aimed at determining whether, based on available evidence, individuals with sickle cell trait are at increased risk for exertion- or heat-related illness or sudden death. The workshop also sought to determine if there was evidence-based support for requiring adult screening for sickle cell trait as a prerequisite for participation in athletics.
July-August 2018Volume 15, Issue 4
A new Compendium providing updated clinical information to "Ask the Hematologist" articles published in The Hematologist from 2010 to 2015 is now available.
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