Red blood cell transfusions for thalassemia: Results of a survey assessing current practice and proposal of evidence-based guidelines Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Erythrocyte Transfusion
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Professional Practice
  • Thalassemia

abstract

  • Eight thalassemia centers in the United States were surveyed to determine the uniformity of transfusion practice. The variability of the results was surprising. Consequently, we performed a literature review and propose an evidence-based protocol for routine transfusion therapy for patients with thalassemia.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/trf.12571

PubMed ID

  • 24611697

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1773

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 54

number

  • 7