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National comparative audit of red blood cell transfusion practice in hospices: Recommendations for palliative care practice

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Background

Red blood cell transfusions are commonly used in palliative care to treat anaemia or symptoms caused by anaemia. In patients with advanced disease, there is little evidence of benefit to guide treatment decisions in the face of increased risk of harms.

Aim

To determine national transfusion practice in hospices and compare this against National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and British Society of Haematology guidelines to develop recommendatio...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0269216318801755

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Palliative Medicine Journal website
Volume:
33
Issue:
1
Pages:
102-108
Publication date:
2018-09-27
Acceptance date:
2018-08-28
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EISSN:
1477-030X
ISSN:
0269-2163
Source identifiers:
921488
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Deposit date:
2018-09-25

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