HCP Resources

Since 1998, PDSA has been proud to provide invaluable information for ITP patients and their families, including providing constant support to help patients and caregivers cope with the physical and psychological effects of living with ITP. PDSA is also proud to serve the scientific community of researchers and clinicians as a dependable source for the latest ITP protocols, research and therapies being developed worldwide.

The PDSA Connection: Creating better outcomes for persons with Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)


Health Care Provider Toolkit

PDSA’s exceptional resources keep practitioners up to date on the latest ITP news, disease guidelines, and treatment developments. We fund research to advance future breakthroughs and our distinguished programs and services improve your patients' understanding and empower them to take control of their condition.

PDSA’s extensive library of free educational materials, including patient booklets, fact sheets, and other resources are downloadable.

Or contact PDSA to request your toolkit of resources, including:

Contact us by mail:

8751 Brecksville Road, Suite 150
Cleveland, Ohio 44141

Or contact us by Email: pdsa@pdsa.org

Note: Many of our free booklets are translated into languages other than English.


Guidelines & Clinical Management Considerations

Treatment Guidelines and Professional Practice Consensus

Bleeding Risks


General Management Strategies for ITP

Treatment in Adults with ITP

Treatment in Children & Adolescents with ITP

Treatment in Older Patients

Quality of Life

Laboratory research in ITP

Refractory ITP

Initial Treatment of Acute ITP


Thrombopoietin Receptor Agonists (TPO-RAs)

Avatrombopag (Doptelet®)

Eltrombopag (Promacta®/Revolade)

Romiplostim (Nplate®)

Rituximab (Rituxan®)


Fostamatinib (Syk Inhibitors)

Danazol, Dapsone, MMF “later-line” therapies


Investigational Treatments


Special Management Considerations

Treatment considerations in Pregnancy

Treatment considerations with COVID-19

PDSA has been instrumental in providing resources to ITP patients and their families about how the COVID-19 virus and vaccines may impact them.
For additional information, please visit the COVID-19 page.

Let your patients know that we have an ITP Natural History Study Registry where we are actively collecting patient-reported data on experiences with COVID-19 exposure, vaccinations, and boosters.

Treatment in emergent situations


Patient Education Resources


PDSA Publications & Presentations

Abstracts & Posters

Quality of Life (QoL)


ITP and the Community


Clinical Management

Quality of Life (QoL)


Emergency Management

Patient Perspectives/Community/Advocacy





Clinical trials in ITP

PDSA connects health care providers and patients to available clinical trials on a global scale that are actively recruiting participants.
Please visit the link below to see if your patient may qualify for any active clinical trials in your area.

Clinical Trials



PDSA Grant Programs

Every year, PDSA offers funding opportunities to help support research initiatives that promote a greater understanding of ITP and new therapies that could lead to a better outcome for patients, and possibly a cure for the disorder.

The two grant programs include:

Visit the above links to learn more about how you, your residents and professional students can qualify to apply.



Professional Membership | Social Media

Professional Membership

PDSA partners with a wide range of medical professionals globally to help provide resources for their ITP patients and families. Professional membership not only strengthens PDSA, but more importantly, supports our ability to provide those who care for ITP patients with invaluable materials to help them manage their disease.

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Social Media

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