TITLE

Prospective audit of the use of fresh-frozen plasma, based on Canadian Medical Association transfusion guidelines

AUTHOR(S)
Luk, Cynthia; Eckert, Kathleen M.; Barr, Robert M.; Chin-Yee, Ian H.
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/11/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 12, p1539
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on an audit to determine whether fresh-frozen plasma (FFP) transfusion practice in two tertiary care teaching hospitals in Ontario followed Canadian Medical Association recommendations for appropriate use of erythrocyte and plasma transfusion. Methods; Results; Finding of a high rate of inappropriate FFP use; Focus on raising awareness and improving the rate of appropriate use of blood products.
ACCESSION #
6764732

 

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