This chapter covers common acquired bleeding disorders such as thrombocytopenia due to illness or drugs and coagulation factor inhibitors. The most common bleeding disorders in older patients are acquired bleeding disorders. The most frequent, immune thrombocytopenia, liver and renal disease, and DIC, are discussed in other chapters. This chapter reviews other causes of acquired bleeding disorders.
KeywordsBrodifacoum Factor inhibitors Platelet dysfunction Vitamin K deficiency
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