Transfusion medicine

Postpartum transfusions on the rise and have greater risk of adverse events

Special care should be taken when women with preeclampsia are considered for blood transfusion postpartum because of the increased risk for transfusion reactions, Swedish researchers say Their study also found that postpartum haemorrhages that require blood transfusion are becoming more common. Published in Blood Advances the study found that in 517, 854 women who had pregnancies ...

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