Priority from the Bleeding Disorders PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Is there an effective substitute for steroids in the treatment of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)?
Overall ranking This was one of the 15 questions at the workshop that fell outside of the Top 10. These were not ranked in any order of priority
JLA question ID 0078/17
Explanatory note Steroids are standard first line treatment for ITP. However they have numerous side effects and a treatment without these would be a major advance. 
Evidence No systematic reviews identified
Health Research Classification System category Blood
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Not available
Submitted by Not available
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0078
PSP name Bleeding Disorders
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 66 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 7 July 2018