BACKGROUND: Blood transfusion is one of the major areas where serious clinical consequences, even death, related to patient misidentification can occur. In the UK, healthcare professional compliance with pre-transfusion checking procedures which help to prevent misidentification errors is poor. Involving patients at a number of stages in the transfusion pathway could help prevent the occurrence of these incidents. OBJECTIVES: To investigate patients' willingness to be involved and healthcare...Expand abstract
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Patient involvement in blood transfusion safety: patients' and healthcare professionals' perspective.
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