Leanne Clifford

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In 2011 approximately 21 million blood components were transfused in the United States, with roughly 1 in 414 causing an adverse reaction [1]. Two adverse reactions in particular, transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) and transfusion-associated circulatory overload (TACO), accounted for 62% of reported transfusion-related fatalities in 2013 [2]. We(More)
During 2011 approximately 21 million blood components were transfused in the United States, with roughly 1 in 414 resulting in complication. For Americans, the two leading causes of transfusion-related death are the respiratory complications Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) and Transfusion-associated circulatory overload (TACO). Each of these(More)
Of the 21 million blood components transfused in the United States during 2011, approximately 1 in 414 resulted in complication [1]. Two complications in particular, transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) and transfusion-associated circulatory overload (TACO), are especially concerning. These two alone accounted for 62% of reported(More)
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