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Patient involvement in blood transfusion safety: Patients' and healthcare professionals' perspective

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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 ...

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Journal:
Transfusion Medicine
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
251-256
Publication date:
2012-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3148
ISSN:
0958-7578
URN:
uuid:91665a59-b773-4a6f-9417-ff8fa5ca7ab5
Source identifiers:
344715
Local pid:
pubs:344715

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