How to Manage: Benign Haematology

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About the course

Learning aims, objectives and outcomes

  • Be able to investigate and diagnose common benign paediatric haematology problems in children
  • Understand normal and abnormal neonatal haematology
  • Be familiar with treatment of children with acquired and inherited anaemias including iron deficiency, thalassaemia, and sickle cell disease
  • Be familiar with the investigation and management of immune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Understand the investigation and principles of management of children with abnormal blood clotting, including children with bruising, abnormal bleeding and thrombosis
  • Develop an approach to investigating and managing children with unexplained low neutrophil counts

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