TITLE

What's new in the blood crisis?

AUTHOR(S)
Mackenzie, Colin F.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the significance of the conservation of blood supplies worldwide. Due to the dire economic situation, not only consumer commodities are affected by the situation but also blood supplies. The author believes that the best way to address blood shortage is to conserve the patient's own blood because it is cheaper and less hazardous of sustaining hemoglobin than treating anaemia with blood transfusion.
ACCESSION #
36156979

 

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