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The challenges of measuring bleeding outcomes in clinical trials of platelet transfusions.

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BACKGROUND: Many platelet (PLT) transfusion trials now use bleeding as a primary outcome; however, previous studies have shown a wide variation in the amount (5%-70%) and type of bleeding documented. Differences in the way bleeding has been identified, recorded, and graded may account for some of this variability. This study's aim was to compare trials' method to document and grade bleeding. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: Data were collected via three methods: a review of study publications, stud...

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10.1111/trf.12058

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Journal:
Transfusion More from this journal
Volume:
53
Issue:
7
Pages:
1531-1543
Publication date:
2013-07-01
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EISSN:
1537-2995
ISSN:
0041-1132
Language:
English
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pubs:374317
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uuid:0a6f9cfb-d548-4956-bb31-8c50c9e35567
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374317
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2015-01-22

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