Journal Article

Evidence-based red cell transfusion in the critically ill: quality improvement using computerized physician order entry.

Rana R, Afessa B, Keegan MT, et al. Critical care medicine. 2006;34:1892-7.

Using a computerized provider order entry (CPOE) system, the investigators developed an evidence-based protocol for red cell transfusion and found that it reduced inappropriate transfusions over a 3-month test period.