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  1. Preoperative predictors of thrombocytopenia in Caesarean delivery: is routine platelet count testing necessary?

    Preoperative predictors of thrombocytopenia in Caesarean delivery: is routine platelet count testing necessary?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Peri-partum thrombocytopenia significantly impacts anaesthetic technique and increases the risk of perioperative bleeding. However, as less than 5% of normal pregnancies have significant thrombocytopenia, routine platelet testing incurs great cost for a relatively low yield. Determining whether clinical predictors,...