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Outcomes using lower vs higher hemoglobin thresholds for red blood cell transfusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23280228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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CLINICAL QUESTION: Is a lower vs higher hemoglobin threshold best for minimizing both red blood cell use and adverse clinical outcomes when used to trigger red blood cell transfusions in anemic patients in critical care and acute care settings?
BOTTOM LINE: Compared with higher hemoglobin thresholds, a hemoglobin threshold of 7 or 8 g/dL is associated with fewer red blood cell units transfused without adverse associations with mortality, cardiac morbidity, functional recovery, or length of hospital stay.
Authors:
Jeffrey L Carson; Paul A Carless; Paul C Hébert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JAMA     Volume:  309     ISSN:  1538-3598     ISO Abbreviation:  JAMA     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-02     Completed Date:  2013-01-03     Revised Date:  2014-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501160     Medline TA:  JAMA     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;4:CD002042   [PMID:  22513904 ]

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