After publication of their conference abstract , the authors found the following error:
In the 'Results' section, "Of the 97 patients, NHL (30.9%) and AML (26.8%) accounted for most haematological diagnoses. A total 24.7% were post-BMT, and 36.1% had chemotherapy within a month of admission or on the ICU", the proportion of patients with NHL should be 28% and for those post-BMT it should be 28%.
The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
José R, McDonald I, Pfeffer P, Shaw S, Agarwal B: Outcome of haematology patients admitted to intensive care in a tertiary centre: primary haematological diagnosis, recent chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation are not associated with outcome.
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