From Our Readers

From Our Readers

Advice for the Graduating Hematologist

When I was asked to collect some thoughts to share with hematology/oncology trainees upon completion of their fellowship, I thought back on my experiences...

A Slow Burn

In our July 2018 issue, ASH Clinical News Associate Editor Keith Stewart, MBChB, MBA, walked us through his valiant efforts to step away from...
You Make the Call

Is splenectomy a good option for a patient with hemoglobin H disease?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about performing a splenectomy on a patient with hemoglobin H disease who does...

The Superwarfarin Chronicles

Over the past decade, the use of synthetic cannabinoids/marijuana has increased. These products generally consist of plant material sprayed with chemicals that can interact...
You Make the Call

How would you reduce the transfusion burden in a patient with CCUS?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about reducing the transfusion burden in a patient with clonal cytopenias of undetermined...
You Make the Call

How would you manage bleeding risk in a patient undergoing spinal surgery?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about bleeding prevention in a patient undergoing cervical spine surgery. Disclaimer: ASH does not...

The Problems With Paperless

In our April issue, we looked at the U.S. health-care system’s transformation from a paper-based system to electronic health records (EHRs), and clinicians’ love-hate relationship with the...

Workplace Violence

In our March 2018 issue, ASH Clinical News Associate Editor Alice Ma, MD, recounted an unnerving experience with a threatening patient in “Not What...
You Make the Call

How would you manage a patient who meets morphologic, but not molecular, criteria for...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient with a morphologic presentation suggestive of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL),...
You Make the Call

How would you treat a patient with the C282Y mutation and a family history...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about managing a patient with the C282Y mutation and a family history of...
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August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

This issue features a debate about gun control as a health care issue, a look at blood services in Israel and Palestine, and more.