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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To determine whether different doses of prophylactic platelet transfusions (platelet transfusions given to prevent bleeding) affect their efficacy and safety in preventing bleeding in patients with haematological disorders after chemotherapy with or without stem cell transplantation.

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Journal article


The Cochrane database of systematic reviews

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Haematology/Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK.