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Guidelines for the use of platelet transfusions

Abstract:

The demand for platelets in England was stable at around 220,000 adult therapeutic doses (ATD) per year until 2007/8 at which point demand has increased year on year to 275,000 ATD in 2014/15, an increase of 25%. Similar rises in demand have been seen in Australia and the United States. A recent review which considered causes for this dramatic rise identified that an ageing population and an increase in the incidence of haematological malignancies (with increased treatment intensity, duration...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/bjh.14423

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Haematology Journal website
Volume:
176
Issue:
3
Pages:
365-394
Publication date:
2016-12-23
Acceptance date:
2016-09-01
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EISSN:
1365-2141
ISSN:
0007-1048
Source identifiers:
641528
Pubs id:
pubs:641528
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uuid:8fe1c0fe-5df0-448f-9199-6b53d5d65cd5
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pubs:641528
Deposit date:
2016-09-05

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