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Safety incident reports associated with blood transfusions.

Vossoughi S, Perez G, Whitaker BI, et al. Safety incident reports associated with blood transfusions. Transfusion (Paris). 2019;59(9):2827-2832. doi:10.1111/trf.15429.

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July 17, 2019
Vossoughi S, Perez G, Whitaker BI, et al. Transfusion (Paris). 2019;59(9):2827-2832.

This analysis of transfusion-related safety incident reports found that such events were more commonly reported for pediatric compared to adult patients. This finding could reflect differences in reporting practices or underlying transfusion safety differences. The authors call for continued attention to transfusion safety.