Blood & Platelet Donations Neededby
that requires lots of transfusions, platelets and other blood products. So far I've had 4 units of blood, 3 units of platelets and 3 units of other blood products. I haven't even been here a week.
What is a Platelet Transfusion?by
Some info on platelet counts...sorry, no time for citations - from ACS site.
Also check out: http://www.mybloodyourblood.org/hs_biology_platelets.htm