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A GPs guide to Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Members login for free access About RACGP online events

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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 31 May 2021

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A GPs guide to Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia Syndrome

On-demand recorded 31 May 2021

Thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome’ (TTS) is a newly described serious condition that features unusual blood clots in the brain or other parts of the body. A very rare condition that has been linked to the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine. TTS is associated with low platelet levels and can cause serious long-term disability or death.

Leading haematologists Dr Danny Hsu and Dr Vivien Chen will provide a review of Australian cases of TTS, discuss the newly released guidelines, and look at how to address patient concerns.

Learning outcomes

  1. Discuss the clinical features of the rare complication of Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia Syndrome post-AstraZeneca vaccination.
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia Syndrome.
  3. Be aware of the incidence of Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia Syndrome
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Facilitators

Dr Charlotte Hespe
Chair, RACGP NSW&ACT

Dr Ai-Vee Chua
General Practitioner, Dubbo Family Doctors

In her role as a clinician, Dr Ai-Vee Chua enjoys all aspects of general practice, and has particular interests in general medicine, children's health, and women's health. She is a strong proponent of preventive health, and is committed to a patient-centered approach to healthcare.

Presenters

Dr Vivien Chen

Dr Danny Hsu
Senior Staff Specialist (Haematology)

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