Post-op intravenous iron effective in surgical patients with anaemia

Blood management guidelines should be updated to include postoperative iron replacement in surgical patients with anaemia, according to an Australian study published in The Lancet Haematology. Lead researcher Professor Alhossain Khalafallah, from the department of haematology and medicine at Launceston General Hospital, said the intervention was safe, effective and more practical than the current focus ...

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