Updated guidelines from the American Society of Hematology
An updated version of the 1996 ITP guidelines from the American Society of Hematology was published on-line February 2011 in the journal Blood. See Neunert C et al. "Clinical guideline update on 'Immune thrombocytopenia: an evidence based practice guideline developed by the American Society of Hematology.'
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International consensus report on ITP
A group of 22 ITP experts from 8 countries met to combine their clinical knowledge with the latest published research in ITP. The result is Provan D et al. "International consensus report on the investigation and management of primary immune thrombocytopenia" published in the journal Blood in January 14, 2010.
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British Society of Haematology ITP Guidelines
OR in the British Journal of Haematology, 2003, 120, 574-596, titled "Guidelines for the Investigation and Management of Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Adults, Children, and Pregnancy.
Management of Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy
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American Society of Hematology ITP Guidelines - 2011
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OR in The Journal of The American Society of Hematology, July 1, 1996, titled "Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Practice Guideline Developed by Explicit Methods for The American Society of Hematology."