Neonatal transfusion variation reflects uncertainty over benefits and risks

There is widespread inconsistency in neonatal transfusion practices, reflecting uncertainty over the evidence for managing anaemia of prematurity, an Australian study shows. Neonatology clinicians are split over restrictive versus liberal haemoglobin transfusion thresholds for anaemia or prematurity, a survey of 130 members of the Australia and NZ Neonatal Network has revealed In the survey, which ...

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