The value of capillary whole blood lactate for blood transfusion requirements in anaemia of prematurity


Objective: To evaluate the usefulness of blood lactate as an indication for blood transfusion in anaemia of prematurity by means of a study protocol which considers the site of blood sampling and the repeatability of lactate measurements. Design: Prospective clinical study. Setting: Multidisciplinary, neonatal-paediatric intensive care unit of a non… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s001340000712