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Blood conservation in practice: an overview.

Authors
  • Shander, Aryeh
  • Moskowitz, David M
  • Javidroozi, Mazyar
Type
Published Article
Journal
British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
70
Issue
1
Pages
16–21
Identifiers
PMID: 19357572
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Allogeneic blood transfusions are associated with risks and unfavourable outcomes. Blood conservation provides an alternative, with potential to improve patient care with limited or no blood transfusion. Many approaches are available, but the most essential ones are simple and cost free.

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