TITLE

Bad blood

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Richard J.; Podolsky, Doug
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers results of a `U.S. News' investigation which shows that blood transfusions are far riskier than patients are led to believe. Undetected viruses; Clerical errors which expose patients to contaminated, mistested or mislabeled blood; Profiles of patients who received bad blood; Recalled blood; Blood bank errors and accidents; More. INSETS: The bloodline (path traveled by blood from donor to patient);Don't be afraid to donate.
ACCESSION #
9406227970

 

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