Incidence of Thrombocytopenia in Patients Hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit and Factors Affecting the Development of Thrombocytopenia

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Coskun R., MENDIL N. O. A., Kaya M. M., Elay G., Bahar I., Karaca Z., ...More

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, vol.7, no.1, pp.3-8, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier


Objective: Thrombocytopenia is common in intensive care units (ICUs) and is associated with high mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of thrombocytopenia and to evaluate the factors affecting the development of thrombocytopenia in patients who stayed at a medical intensive care unit (MICU).