Management of an Acute Bleed in ITP

Management of an Acute Bleed in ITP

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Author: Dr. Barbara Gunka, McMaster University

Reviewers: Dr. Siraj Mithoowani and Dr. Wendy Lim, McMaster University

Learning Objectives:

As the end of this self-assessment module, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify situations in which outpatient management of bleeding in ITP may be appropriate
  2. Understand how severity of bleeding in ITP is classified
  3. Identify risk factors for severe bleeding in ITP
  4. Understand treatment of bleeding complications in ITPCHS Scientific Planning Committee Members (2021-22)

CHS Scientific Planning Committee Members (2022)

Dr. Danyal Ladha – Resident Physician, Hematology
Dr. Joanne Britto – Clinical Fellow, Malignant Hematology (Lymphoproliferative Disorders)
Dr. Yan Xu – Fellow Physician, Hematology/Thrombosis
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