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Plasma transfusions prior to insertion of central lines for people with abnormal coagulation

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Intervention review
Abstract:
Background: The insertion of central venous catheters (CVCs) may be associated with peri- and post-procedural bleeding. People who require a central line often have disorders of coagulation as a result of their underlying illness, co-morbidities or the effects of treatment. Clinical practice in some institutions is to mitigate the risk of bleeding in these patients by prophylactically transfusing fresh frozen plasma (FFP) in order to correct clotting factor deficiencies prio... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1002/14651858.CD011756.pub2

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Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, CSM
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Grant:
Cochrane Programme Grant - Safe and Appropriate Use of BloodComponents
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Issue:
9
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Article: CD011756
Publication date:
2016-09-20
Acceptance date:
2016-09-05
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ISSN:
1469-493X
Pubs id:
pubs:641771
URN:
uri:006399b3-cef3-4ced-a048-72c3b42ab5aa
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uuid:006399b3-cef3-4ced-a048-72c3b42ab5aa
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pubs:641771

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