Febrile oncology pt to transfuse or not? Help!! - page 2

hi everyone out there, I need an answer to this problem which is threatening to split the unit in half. We are a med-surg unit and an oncology pt with a plt of 5k was brought in with orders to... Read More

  1. by   beckabeckahi
    Nurse Ratched,
    Thanks for that link, it's a nice for pt. education.
  2. by   bonodonnaonaroll
    The link was good...thank you. However, I still have not found an answer for "fever eating up platlets". Does anyone know the rationale for this?
    Thanks, Julie