TITLE

Do we know when to treat neonatal thrombocytopaenia?

AUTHOR(S)
Venkatesh, Vidheya; Curley, Anna E.; Clarke, Paul; Watts, Timothy; Stanworth, Simon J.
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep2013, Vol. 98 Issue 5, pF380
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information related to thrombocytopaenia, which is a condition of relative decrease of platelets in blood. It informs that the thrombocytopaenia is affecting around 25 percent of all neonates admitted to neonatal intensive care units in the U.S. It mentions that platelet transfusion in infants with severe thrombocytopaenia can result in significant bleeding.
ACCESSION #
60604914

 

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