Paul F. Bray, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Paul F. Bray

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Drug-induced platelet dysfunction

Drug-induced platelet dysfunction What every physician needs to know: Drug-induced platelet dysfunction is an important cause of an acquired bleeding diathesis. Most commonly, drug-induced platelet dysfunction is considered in a bleeding patient with a normal platelet count, normal screening coagulation tests, and normal renal and liver function. Of course, drugs can exacerbate the bleeding in…

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