Promoting Recognition and Prevention of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury

Kleinman, Steven; Gajic, Ognjen; Nunes, Eduardo
August 2007
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2007, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p49
Academic Journal
This article promotes the recognition and prevention of transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI). The authors are writing on behalf of the American Association of Blood Banks Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury Task Force. The article asserts that TRALI has gone underrecognized and underreported in the past, especially in critically ill patients who have multiple additional risk factors for acute lung injury.


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