Platelet transfusions in adult patients with particular reference to patients undergoing surgery.

Abstract

Descriptive information on platelet (PLT) recipients, particularly during surgery, is limited. A description of the current epidemiology of PLT-transfused patients is required to optimize platelet transfusion care and to follow trends in PLT use. In 2004 and 2005, information was combined from several computerized medical systems. Participating hospitals (9… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3148.2009.00970.x

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@article{Palo2010PlateletTI, title={Platelet transfusions in adult patients with particular reference to patients undergoing surgery.}, author={Riikka Palo and Leena Capraro and R Hanhela and Merja Koivuranta and Lauri Nikkinen and Markku Tapani Salmenper{\"a} and Iiris Salonen and Sari Sj{\"{o}vall and Anri Tienhaara and M V{\"a}h{\"a}murto and Tiina M{\"a}ki}, journal={Transfusion medicine}, year={2010}, volume={20 1}, pages={30-7} }