Interventions for haemolytic uraemic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

Mini Michael, Elizabeth J Elliott, Greta F. Ridley, Elisabeth M. Hodson, Jonathan C. Craig

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Abstract

This review also showed that in patients with typical or diarrhoea associated haemolytic uraemic syndrome, there are no interventions that are superior to supportive therapy which includes control of fluid and electrolyte imbalance, use of dialysis if required, control of hypertension and blood transfusion as required.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD003595
Number of pages63
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2009

Keywords

  • Patient care
  • plasma exchange
  • Medical interventions

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