Fetal and Neonatal Thrombocytopenia (FNAIT)

Fetal and Neonatal Thrombocytopenia (FNAIT)

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Author: Dr. Yan Xu, University of Ottawa
Reviewer: Dr. Johnathan Mack, University of Ottawa


At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the epidemiology and risk factors associated with fetal and neonatal thrombocytopenia (FNAIT)
2. Develop an approach to secondary prophylaxis among mothers with previous pregnancies complicated by FNAIT
3. Describe the appropriate antepartum and peripartum precautions for pregnancies affected by FNAIT

CHS Scientific Planning Committee Members (2021-22)

Dr. Joanne Britto – Resident Physician, Hematology-Oncology
Dr. Yan Xu – Fellow Physician, Hematology
Dr. Siraj Mithoowani – Clinical Hematologist at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton
Dr. Hassan Sibai – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Staff Physician, Division of Medical Hematology & Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Conflicts of Interest: None