Book/Report

SHOT Annual Report 2017.

Serious Hazards of Transfusion Steering Group; SHOT.

Although errors in the blood transfusion process are rare, they can be harmful. This annual report provides an analysis of transfusion-related errors reported to a national improvement program in the United Kingdom. The 2017 report recommends enhancing information technology, guidelines, and clinical training to prevent mistakes. Previous reports in the series are available.