Hemotherapy in elective surgery: an incidence report, review of the literature, and alternatives for guideline appraisal.

@article{Mead1980HemotherapyIE,
  title={Hemotherapy in elective surgery: an incidence report, review of the literature, and alternatives for guideline appraisal.},
  author={J. H. Mead and C D Anthony and Martha Sattler},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1980},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={
          223-7
        }
}
The growing demand upon existing reserves of blood requires a more efficient use of this limited resource. Numerous regional medical centers have shown the current practice of type and crossmatch to be highly inefficient, whereas the proven, safe type and screen method for reserving blood units effectively increases the available blood pool and decreases costs of maintaining a blood bank. Approaches other than the crossmatch to transfusion ratio are proposed to provide objectivity for… CONTINUE READING

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