'True Blood' The Critical Care Story: An audit of blood sampling practice across three adult, paediatric and neonatal intensive care settings.

@article{Ullman2016TrueBT,
  title={'True Blood' The Critical Care Story: An audit of blood sampling practice across three adult, paediatric and neonatal intensive care settings.},
  author={Amanda J Ullman and Samantha J Keogh and Fiona Coyer and Deborah A Long and Karen A New and Claire M. Rickard},
  journal={Australian critical care : official journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={90-5}
}
BACKGROUND Anaemia is common in critically ill patients, and has a significant negative impact on patients' recovery. Blood conservation strategies have been developed to reduce the incidence of iatrogenic anaemic caused by sampling for diagnostic testing. OBJECTIVES Describe practice and local guidelines in adult, paediatric and neonatal Australian intensive care units (ICUs) regarding blood sampling and conservation strategies. METHODS Cross-sectional descriptive study, conducted July… CONTINUE READING