A randomized trial to develop criteria for administering erythrocyte transfusions to anemic preterm infants 1 to 3 months of age.

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A randomized trial of erythrocyte transfusion vs no transfusion was performed in 16 preterm infants 1 to 3 months old with hematocrits of less than or equal to 0.29 L/L. To determine which (if any) such patients definitely benefit from transfusion, an analysis of outcome variables was performed. Factors that prospectively identified patients who would… (More)

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@article{Ross1989ART, title={A randomized trial to develop criteria for administering erythrocyte transfusions to anemic preterm infants 1 to 3 months of age.}, author={M. P. Ross and Ren{\'e} dePont Christensen and Grace E. Rothstein and Jean-Claude K{\"o}nig and M Abigail Simmons and Nancy A. Noble and Robert E. Kimura}, journal={Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association}, year={1989}, volume={9 3}, pages={246-53} }