High rates of repeated blood sampling are putting patients in haematology/oncology units at risk of iatrogenic anaemia, a new report suggests. A 2019 blood sampling audit carried out in hospitals in four states and territories found that some units such as ICU and haematology/oncology had high cumulative volume of blood samples taken from patients that ...
Routine blood sampling puts oncology patients at risk of iatrogenic anaemia
By Michael Woodhead
17 Jun 2020