Introduction To Transfusion Medicine

In the US, more than 30 million units of blood and blood components are administered from about 9 million donors annually. Although transfusions are probably safer than ever these days, require the risk and public perception of this risk, the patient – whenever possible – comprehensively explain ( “Informed Consent”). (.. Translator’s note .: In Germany, the “guidelines for therapy with blood components and plasma derivatives” are to be observed; ed .: Board and Scientific Advisory Council of the German Medical Association.)

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