Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): Evidence based guideline on hemoglobin threshold for peri-operative blood transfusion in elective surgery at resource-limited area: A Review Article

Background: There is considerable uncertainty regarding the optimal hemoglobin threshold for the use of red blood cell (RBC) transfusions in anemic patients. Blood is a scarce resource, and in some countries, transfusions are less safe than others because of a lack of testing for viral pathogens. Therefore, reducing the number and volume of transfusions would benefit patients. The objective of this guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations and suggestions on threshold

Published: 2021-08-19

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