Treatment guidelines:    

Current clinical trials at the UWHCCC

Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant information (requires login)

Tools (algorithms, calculators etc)

Reference list

Other documents, links and reference material

PowerPoint Files

Recorded lectures

Case Studies

Pictorial quiz

DOM current events calendar

Hematology/oncology on-call, clinic and absence calendar (Amion)

Attending and fellow rotation schedules

Protocols and guidelines

Acute Leukemia

Induction therapy for acute myelogenous leukemia

Consolidation therapy for acute myelogenous leukemia

Treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia

Treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia

Laboratory testing in patients receiving chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia

Algorithm for cytogenetic and molecular diagnostic testing in AML

Care of severely neutropenic patients

Infection prophylaxis and treatment in severely neutropenic patients

UWHC Blood culture guidelines

UWHC Antimicrobial Drug Guidelines

UWHC Antifungal Drug Guidelines

UWHC Antimicrobial Susceptibility Data

B6/6 Gram negative antibiogram

B6/6 Gram positive antibiogram

Transfusion policies and protocols; treatment of bleeding disorders

UW Health blood transfusion guidelines

Transfusion policy for patients receiving myeloablative chemotherapy

Evaluation of refractoriness to platelet transfusion

Platelet transfusion protocol for patients with severe ITP or platelet alloimmunization

Suppression of menstruation in women undergoing myeloablative chemotherapy or with severe thrombocytopenia

Guidelines for clotting factor replacement in severe hemophilia

Guidelines for clotting factor replacement in von Willebrand disease

Treatment protocols for patients with inherited bleeding disorders

Information about the UW Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Program 

Administration instructions for clotting factor concentrates

Comparison of available factor VIII concentrates

NIH Guidelines: Diagnosis, evaluation and management of von Willebrand disease

ASH Guidelines: Evaluation & management of von Willebrand disease

ASH Guidelines: Evaluation & management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

ASH Guidelines: Evaluation & management of ITP

Platelets on the Web - useful information about a variety of thrombocytopenic disorders

UWHC Guidline: Procoagulant therapy for acquired bleeding disorders in inpatients

Andexanet: information and guidlines for use as a reversal agent for direct Xa inhibitors

Venous thromboembolic disease: UWHC Guidelines

UW Health Anticoagulation Services

Therapeutic dosing of unfractionated heparin in adults

Diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism in adults

VTE prophylaxis

Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

Inpatient management of warfarin in adults

Outpatient management of warfarin in adults

Direct oral anticoagulant dosing chart


Interactions between chemotherapy drugs and herbs

Management of Sickle Cell Disease: NHLBI Expert Panel Report 2014

Management of sickle cell pain crisis

Causes and risk factors for stroke in young adults and adolescents

Palliative sedation

Management of opioid-induced bowel dysfunction

Cryopreservation of semen and fertility options for women after chemotherapy

Protocols to prevent contrast-induced acute kidney injury


Creatinine clearance calculator

Body surface area calculator

Advanced BSA and drug dose calculator

Warfarin dose calculator

Comparative cardiotoxicity of anthracyclines

Coronary disease risk score

International prognostic indices for non-Hodgkin's lymphomas

Follicular Lymphoma International Prognostic Index (FLIPI): Diagram of lymph node locations

ECOG performance status definitions

How to measure tumor size

Algorithm for diagnosis of polycythemia vera

Algorithm for diagnosis of celiac disease

Staging systems for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Predictive rule for lymph node biopsy

Bleeding score for predicting presence of von Willebrand disease

FFP dose calculator according to INR 

Factor IX dose calculator

Factor VIII dose calculator

AML-Score (estimate chances of CR & early death in patients > 60 with AML - requires password)

Prediction of risk of recurrent VTE

PLASMIC score for prediction of TTP with severe ADAMTS13 deficiency

Other documents and links

Reading lists:

Hematology Reference List

Local resources:

UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center

Diagnostic aids:

Differential diagnosis of infectious syndromes in immunocompromised patients

How to examine a peripheral blood smear

Treatment guidelines and evidence-based reviews:

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

Cochrane Reviews (evidence-based systematic reviews)

Guidelines for Preventing Opportunistic Infections Among Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

Multiple Myeloma (mSMART - Mayo Clinic algorithms)

NIH Guidelines: Diagnosis, evaluation and management of von Willebrand disease

Scientific databases:

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)

BioCyc Library (metabolic and genome information for humans and various microorganisms)

The Human Plasma Proteome (A database of human blood proteins)

NIH genotype/phenotype database (information about the relationship of genetic makeup, health and lifestyle to specific diseases)

Clinical trials databases and related information:

NIH clinical trials database (Clinicaltrials.gov)

CenterWatch clinical trials listing service

TrialsCentral clinical trials information service

NIH Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP)  

Reference laboratories:

Blood Center of SE Wisconsin diagnostic laboratories

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Genetics Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories

ARUP Laboratories

Focus Diagnostics (testing for a variety of infectious agents)

PreventionGenetics (DNA testing for various disorders)

Molecular diagnostic testing for selected hematologic diseases

Wisconsin State Lab of Hygeine (WSLH) Cytogenetics

Gene tests website (Information about genetic testing and a directory of laboratories) 

Online atlases:

American Society of Hematology Image Bank

Bloodline Atlas of Hematologic Images

Martindale's Health Science Guide: Hematology (atlases, tutorials) 

Misc. Reference material:

UpToDate (not available from home)

Online genetics primer

Primer on microarray technology

CDC hereditary blood disorders page

Hypercoagulable states: pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment

Selected chromosome translocations in AML

Chromosomal abnormalities in hematologic malignancies (Cytogenetics, SLH)

Classification of lymphomas

The Histiocyte Society (Information about various histiocytic disorders)

Summary of immunosuppressive drugs used in organ transplantation

Guide to CD antigens

Viruses and lymphoma

One-letter and three-letter codes for amino acids

A glossary of terms used in hematology

Thromboelastography primer 

Educational materials for patients:

Thrombotic disorders

NSAIDs and cardiac risk


This site is maintained by Eliot Williams, MD, PhD (williams@medicine.wisc.edu)