Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

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...

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...

The Who, What, and When of Managing Adverse Events

In this edition, Dwight C. Macero, MS, PA-C, discusses the role that advanced practice providers play in managing the side effects of hematologic treatments. Therapies...

Burnout? What Burnout?

Much has been written in ASH Clinical News about the Orwellian nature of modern clinical trials, and for good reason: Almost all our readers...

The Politics of Banning Toxic Chemicals

In the fall of 2017, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) selected Catherine Zander, PhD, as the first participant in the ASH Congressional Fellowship...

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...

Tiny Bubbles

“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble… For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.” William Shakespeare, “Song of the Witches”...

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...
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Current Issue

October 2018, Volume 4, Issue 12

This issue features a look at the Right to Try debate, a breakdown of how epigenetics are used in hematology, and more.