Effect of blood transfusion on outcome after major burn injury: a multicenter study.

  title={Effect of blood transfusion on outcome after major burn injury: a multicenter study.},
  author={Tina Palmieri and Daniel Martin Caruso and K. Foster and Bruce A. Cairns and Michael D. Peck and Richard L. Gamelli and David W. Mozingo and Richard J. Kagan and Wendy Wahl and Nathan A Kemalyan and Joel S Fish and Manuel G{\'o}mez and Robert L. Sheridan and Lee D. Faucher and Barbara A. Latenser and Nicole S. Gibran and Robert L Klein and Lynn D. Solem and J. R. Saffle and Stephen E Morris and James Jeng and David Voigt and Pamela A Howard and Fred Molitor and David G. Greenhalgh},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={34 6},
OBJECTIVE To delineate blood transfusion practices and outcomes in patients with major burn injury. CONTEXT Patients with major burn injury frequently require multiple blood transfusions; however, the effect of blood transfusion after major burn injury has had limited study. DESIGN Multicenter retrospective cohort analysis. SETTING Regional burn centers throughout the United States and Canada. PATIENT POPULATION Patients admitted to a participating burn center from January 1 through… CONTINUE READING
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