Thrombocytosis

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Thrombocytosis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6139 Jenna presents to ED with a mild exacerbation of her asthma and a temp. She seems to have improved and is about to be sent home when the registrar notices that her platelet count is 600 x 109 Will this just…

Blood products

Cite this article as: Anders, M. Blood products, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3678Pump blood Pump blood is the blood remaining in the bypass circuit on the completion of bypass. It is a mixture of the patient’s own blood, other fluids and any bank blood used to prime the bypass circuit. Unfiltered pump…

ITP – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Cite this article as: Davis, T. ITP – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2865A 4-year-old girl presents with bruising over her legs, trunk and face.  Mum has noticed them appear over the last week.  She has been completely well with no other symptoms.  There is no history of trauma.  After…