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Ethical Questions about Platelet Transfusions at the End of Life

This case of platelet transfusion in palliative care illustrates a common dilemma in transfusion medicine: approval of the use of a scarce, yet potentially life-saving, resource. John Sherbeck and our Renee Boss comment

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