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When do you give plasma and platelets in transfusion?
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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology
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In brief: Transfusion
Plasma transfusions are given when a patient's blood is "too thin" and doesn't clot well.
Platelet transfusions are given when a patient's platelet counts are too low, a condition which also prevents effective blood clotting.

In brief: Transfusion
Plasma transfusions are given when a patient's blood is "too thin" and doesn't clot well.
Platelet transfusions are given when a patient's platelet counts are too low, a condition which also prevents effective blood clotting.
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