Cold-stored whole blood and platelet counts in severe acute injury: a comparison of four retrospective cohorts

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CME Editor: Anne F. Eder, MD PhD

Article Title: Cold-stored whole blood and platelet counts in severe acute injury: a comparison of four retrospective cohorts

Article Authors: Marks DC, Webb RG, Linnane C, Aung HH, Dennington PM, Tan JCG

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Educational Objective: Evaluate the use of cold-stored, low-titer group O whole blood (LTOWB) in severe trauma and its effect on platelet counts in the first 24 hours of trauma resuscitation


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