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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE S3 ( September, 2019 ) > List of Articles

INVITED ARTICLE

How to Audit Transfusion Practices in the Intensive Care Unit?

Keywords : Audit, Blood transfusion, Guidelines

Citation Information : How to Audit Transfusion Practices in the Intensive Care Unit?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (S3):0-0.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23255

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-09-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Blood transfusions are one of the most commonly prescribed interventions in the critically ill patients. Apart from being a life saving intervention, they can also be associated with life threatening complications. Despite multiple trials and guidelines, there is a wide variability and lack of adherence to the guideline\'s. Auditing transfusion practices help us in introspecting and modifying our prescriptions as per the recommended standards.


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