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Preventing blood transfusion failures: FMEA, an effective assessment method.

Najafpour Z; Hasoumi M; Behzadi F; Mohamadi E; Jafary M; Saeedi M.

Failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) is a tool that facilitates prospective risk assessment and is frequently used to assess the risk of various processes in health care. The authors describe the use of FMEA at a single institution to improve the safety of the blood transfusion process.