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Transplant issues: infections and immunosuppressant drugs.

Authors
  • Giuliano, K K
  • Sims, T W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1999
Volume
18
Issue
2
Pages
16–19
Identifiers
PMID: 10640004
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patients who have had organ transplants are at risk for infection and organ rejection. Critical care nurses can improve patient outcomes by recognizing and treating infection and by familiarizing themselves with the immunosuppressant medications used in transplantation.

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