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April 19, 2016

The Hemotherapy and Haemostasis Department of CDB publishes an article on transfusion reactions in The Lancet

Dr. Joan Cid, hematologist from the Hemotherapy and Haemostasis Department of CDB, has published an article in The Lancet medical journal on the management of transfusion reactions, in collaboration with other American and European authors.
Blood transfusion is one of the most common procedures in hospitalized patients and therefore it is necessary that doctors are familiar with the administration of appropriate blood component as well as the symptoms, signs and management of transfusion reactions. In this review, an international group of experts on blood transfusion, made a summary of the physiopathology, treatment and management of different transfusion reactions and describe recommendations based on the evidence.


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