Bedside blood transfusions risks

August 2006
Journal of Perioperative Practice;Aug2006, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p356
Academic Journal
The article reports on a study conducted by the Royal College of Physicians and the National Blood Service on the risks of bedside blood transfusions in Great Britain. After examining 8,054 transfusions from 271 British hospitals, it was found that patients are likely to receive wrong blood or delay treatment for an adverse reaction.


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