Use of platelet transfusions prior to lumbar punctures or epidural anaesthesia for the prevention of complications in people with thrombocytopenia.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Dec 2;2015(12)
Authors: Estcourt LJ, Ingram C, Doree C, Hopewell S, Trivella M, Stanworth SJ
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of different platelet transfusion thresholds prior to the insertion of a lumbar puncture or epidural anaesthesia in people with thrombocytopenia (low platelet count).
PMID: 27057148 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]