Clinical Characteristics and One-Year Survival of Cancer Patients Presenting to Emergency Department


Yaylaci S. , TOPUZOĞLU A., Karcioglu O.

UHOD-ULUSLARARASI HEMATOLOJI-ONKOLOJI DERGISI, vol.19, no.4, pp.213-222, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : UHOD-ULUSLARARASI HEMATOLOJI-ONKOLOJI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.213-222

Abstract

The objective is to define the characteristics of cancer patients in the Emergency Departments (ED), and determination of one-year survival. A retrospective survey of the patients referred to our University-based ED in one year diagnosed with neoplasm was conducted. Patient information regarding demographics, chief complaints, findings and survival were gathered from hospital registry, health administration and by telephone survey.