5 blood transfusion ‘do not do’ recommendations from ANZSBT

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion (ANZSBT) has reminded clinicians not to use peri-operative transfusion to address untreated preoperative anaemia in one of its top five recommendations on low value practices. NZSBT said that practice is associated with decreased overall survival rates but not with recurrence free survival in its draft Choosing ...

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