TITLE

Performance measures on blood management

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Sep2011 Supplement, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the guide entitled "Patient Blood Management Performance Measures," was placed in The Joint Commission Library of Other Measures in 2011 and is available for all healthcare organizations who want to use it in internal quality improvement initiatives.
ACCESSION #
65833167

 

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