Oh, I've Got Friends With Low Platelets: Hospital Cases of Thrombocytopenia

The following presentation is a fast-paced, high-energy, and case-based lecture discussion on the evaluation and management of thrombocytopenia. Learners will go on a journey through the hospital medicine wards where multiple complex patients present with thrombocytopenia. Evidence-based workup and treatment strategies will be discussed throughout.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of thrombocytopenia
  • Recognize emergent versus urgent causes of thrombocytopenia
  • Identify appropriate treatment for the various causes of thrombocytopenia