Need to bleed? Clozapine haematological monitoring approaches a time for change.

@article{Whiskey2019NeedTB,
  title={Need to bleed? Clozapine haematological monitoring approaches a time for change.},
  author={Eromona Whiskey and Olubanke Dzahini and Rosalind Ramsay and David O'flynn and Aleksandar Mijovic and Fiona Gaughran and James Hunter MacCabe and Sukhi S. Shergill and David Taylor},
  journal={International Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  year={2019}
}
Regular haematological monitoring during clozapine treatment reduces the risk of complications and death from clozapine-related blood dyscrasias. However, many patients in the course of clozapine treatment develop neutropenia unrelated to drug treatment which leads to treatment discontinuation. The minimum haematological threshold allowed for the continuation of clozapine treatment was recently lowered in the US, but not in the UK. In this case series, we present four cases where lowering the… 

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