• clinical
  • Background Platelet transfusions are used in modern clinical practice to prevent and treat bleeding in people who are thrombocytopenic due to bone marrow failure. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Treatment is considered on the basis of clinical symptoms and not on the basis of platelet count alone, as children with severe thrombocytopenia are often asymptomatic and do not have a serious risk of a bleed. (patient.info)