Implementing a Blood Management Program to Improve Patient Safety

Cole, Kenneth M.; Walker, Ty
January 2012
Clinical Leadership & Management Review;2012 Q1, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p20
Academic Journal
The article reports on how blood utilization/blood management program was incorporated into an organization to improve patient safety. Topics discussed include perfusion service, transfusion policies and procedures and assurance compliance, blood-usage review and peer-review programs, and performance data collection and analysis. Also mentioned are laboratory thrombelastograph testing, and education on blood management.


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