against THE FLOW

Williams, Sarah C. R.
May 2013
Stanford Medicine;Spring2013, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p24
The article discusses the reasons behind the decline of blood transfusions in the U.S. Topics include the growing autotransfusion in trauma patients, the program at Stanford and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital that enforces fewer blood transfusions, and insights from Patricia Ford, founder of Pennsylvania Hospital's Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Penn Medicine, regarding blood transfusion in Jehovah's Witness patients.


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