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Prophylactic platelet transfusions in patients with blood malignancies: cost analysis of a randomized trial.

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BACKGROUND: This cost analysis uses data from a randomized trial comparing a no prophylaxis versus prophylactic platelet (PLT) transfusion policy (counts <10 × 10(9) /L) in adult patients with hematologic malignancies. Results are presented for all patients and separately for autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) (autoHSCT) and chemotherapy/allogeneic HSCT (chemo/alloHSCT) patients. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: Data were collected to 30 days on PLT and red blood cell (RBC)...

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10.1111/trf.12697

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
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Journal:
Transfusion
Volume:
54
Issue:
10
Pages:
2394-2403
Publication date:
2014-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-2995
ISSN:
0041-1132
Source identifiers:
465022

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