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Which lab test marks this disease

Decreased platelet count

1

What are common s/s

Sudden bruising
bleeding from gums
Petechiae

2

When does this typically occur

1-4 weeks after a viral illness

3

What are 3 of the lab tests performed

CBC
Bleeding time
Bone marrow aspiration

4

Which things should not be done

Activity
Injections
Aspirin
NSAIDs

5

What are the treatments

Prednisone
Platelet transfusion
IV immunoglobulin
Anti-D antibody
Splenectomy
Bed rest

6

Which med is given if platelet count is 20-50K

Prednisone

7

Which med is given if platelet count is < 20k w/o bleeding

IV immunoglobulin

8

Which med is given to prolong the survival of platelets

Anti-D antibody

9

Which med rapidly increases the platelet count

IV immunoglobulin

10

Which med is given if platelets are < 20k with bleeding

IV immunoglobulin
Prednisone
Anti-D antibody

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What is the main focus of treatment

Prevent or control bleeding