Association between bleeding, blood transfusion, and costs among patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.

@article{Rao2008AssociationBB,
  title={Association between bleeding, blood transfusion, and costs among patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.},
  author={Sunil V. Rao and Padma R Kaul and Lawrence C. Liao and Paul Wayne Armstrong and E Magnus Ohman and Christopher B. Granger and Robert M. Califf and Robert A. Harrington and Eric L. Eisenstein and Daniel B. Mark},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={155 2},
  pages={369-74}
}
BACKGROUND Bleeding and blood transfusion are associated with increased morbidity and mortality among patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS); however, the economic consequences of these complications are not well defined. We sought to determine the relationship between bleeding, blood transfusion, and measures of costs… CONTINUE READING