Feasibility and usefulness of self-assessment of bleeding in patients with haematological malignancies, and the association between platelet count and bleeding.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate the collection of daily prospective information about bleeding outcomes in patients with thrombocytopenia, including information obtained by patient self-assessment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Consecutive patients with haematological malignancies were enrolled in a study of bleeding data collection during the period of thrombocytopenia. A short educational session and information sheet was designed for self-assessment. Platelet coun...Expand abstract
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