Respiratory Dysfunction Associated With RBC Transfusion in Critically Ill Children: A Prospective Cohort Study.

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OBJECTIVE Respiratory complications associated with RBC transfusions may be underestimated in PICUs because current definitions exclude patients with preexisting respiratory dysfunction. This study aims to determine the prevalence and characterize the risk factors and outcomes of new or progressive respiratory dysfunction observed after RBC transfusion in… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000365

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@article{Kleiber2015RespiratoryDA, title={Respiratory Dysfunction Associated With RBC Transfusion in Critically Ill Children: A Prospective Cohort Study.}, author={Niina Kleiber and {\'E}milie Lefebvre and France Gauvin and Marisa Tucci and N Michelle Robitaille and Helen Trottier and Philippe Jouvet and Thierry Ducruet and Nicole Poitras and Jacques Lacroix and Guillaume Emeriaud}, journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies}, year={2015}, volume={16 4}, pages={325-34} }