Platelet transfusion: a systematic review of the clinical evidence

@article{Kumar2015PlateletTA,
  title={Platelet transfusion: a systematic review of the clinical evidence},
  author={A. Kumar and R. Mhaskar and B. Grossman and R. Kaufman and A. Tobian and S. Kleinman and T. Gernsheimer and A. Tinmouth and B. Djulbegovic},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2015},
  volume={55}
}
  • A. Kumar, R. Mhaskar, +6 authors B. Djulbegovic
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Transfusion
  • Platelet (PLT) transfusion is indicated either prophylactically or therapeutically to reduce the risk of bleeding or to control active bleeding. Significant uncertainty exists regarding the appropriate use of PLT transfusion and the optimal threshold for transfusion in various settings. We formulated 12 key questions to assess the role of PLT transfusion. 
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