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Published national obstetric transfusion guidelines are available in SA; our findings suggest the need to promote the guidelines (e.g.
Clinical transfusion of red blood cell (RBC) can be implemented through relatively standardized guidelines, namely blood transfusion guidelines. However, now, there exists no emergency versions of blood transfusion guidelines according to patients' instant hospitalization state, that is to say, current blood transfusion in emergency still need to be operated based on the ordinary blood transfusion guidelines.
Lopez-Plaza, "Transfusion guidelines and liver transplantation: time for consensus," Liver Transplantation, vol.
Searches included the keys terms blood transfusion, blood administration, transfusion safety, blood transfusion guidelines, intravenous line patency, and central line patency.
It is therefore important to adhere strictly to transfusion guidelines so as to balance the risk versus benefit see-saw.
There was wide variation in the rate of transfusion between centres in our study, as has been reported elsewhere (26), supporting a need for transfusion guidelines. The risks and benefits of aspirin and antifibrinolytics require evaluation in large randomised trials.
Some transfusion guidelines for arthroplasty suggest that patients should receive a transfusion when the Hb falls below 10g/dL or the haemocrit falls below 30%, the 10/30 rule.
More conservative transfusion guidelines could increase the available blood supply with no increase in donations because units saved would be available for other patients, notes Dr.
Existing transfusion guidelines do not give specific hematocrit values at which to consider transfusion for patients with cardiovascular disease, and the use of such transfusion varies from 0.2% to 27%, the researchers said (N.