TITLE

Extreme thrombocytosis in admissions to paediatric intensive care: no requirement for treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Denton, Alison; Davis, Peter
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2007, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p515
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Extreme thrombocytosis (ExtThr; platelet count ⩾ 1000 ×109/l) is uncommon but may have an increased occurrence in critically ill children. The incidence of ExtThr for children on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children between January 2001 and December 2004 was calculated, and the notes of children identified with ExtThr were reviewed for possible common aetiological factors, potential treatment regimes and outcome.
ACCESSION #
25471897

 

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