TITLE

Is blood transfusion harmful in patients with acute coronary syndromes?

AUTHOR(S)
Al-Sarraf, Adel; Fowler, Robert A.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/18/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 2, p182
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on the benefit of blood transfusions in anemic patients with acute coronary syndromes. Reference to a study by S. V. Rao and colleagues published in a 2004 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association"; Analysis of the clinical outcomes of randomly assigned patients with acute coronary syndromes to receive different anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapies; Examination of the association between transfusion and the primary outcome of mortality.
ACCESSION #
15619392

 

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