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Determination of unnecessary blood transfusion by comprehensive 15-hospital record review.

Jadwin DF, Fenderson PG, Friedman MT, et al. Determination of unnecessary blood transfusion by comprehensive 15-hospital record review. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2023;49(1):42-52. 10.1016/j.jcjq.2022.10.006

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January 25, 2023
Jadwin DF, Fenderson PG, Friedman MT, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2023;49(1):42-52.

Blood transfusions errors can have serious consequences. In this retrospective study including 15 community hospitals, researchers identified high rates of unnecessary blood transfusions, primarily attributed to overreliance on laboratory transfusion criteria and failure to follow guidelines regarding blood management.

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Jadwin DF, Fenderson PG, Friedman MT, et al. Determination of unnecessary blood transfusion by comprehensive 15-hospital record review. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2023;49(1):42-52. 10.1016/j.jcjq.2022.10.006

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