What every physician should know about transfusion reactions

Bakdash, Suzanne; Yazer, Mark H.
July 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p141
Academic Journal
The article discusses some of the most common blood transfusion reactions using a case-based approach. Four different clinical cases are discussed, along with the signs and symptoms presented during the transfusions, causes of the reaction, and the proper patient management and intervention. Also, approaches to the differential diagnosis and management of the common manifestations of transfusion reactions are outlined, together with the timeline of occurrence and the estimated risk.


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