Patient safety and blood transfusion: new solutions

@article{Dzik2003PatientSA,
  title={Patient safety and blood transfusion: new solutions},
  author={Walter Sunny Dzik and Howard L. Corwin and Lawrence Tim Goodnough and Martha Jaye Higgins and Harold J. Kaplan and Michael Murphy and Paul C. Van Ness and Ira A Shulman and Rosyln Yomtovian},
  journal={Transfusion medicine reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={169-80}
}
Current risk from transfusion is largely because of noninfectious hazards and defects in the overall process of delivering safe transfusion therapy. Safe transfusion therapy depends on a complex process that requires integration and coordination among multiple hospital services including laboratory medicine, nursing, anesthesia, surgery, clerical support, and transportation. The multidisciplinary hospital transfusion committee has been traditionally charged with oversight of transfusion safety… CONTINUE READING

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