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Consent to transfusion: patients' and healthcare professionals' attitudes towards the provision of blood transfusion information.

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BACKGROUND: Patients should be informed about the risks and benefits of blood transfusion and their consent should be documented. However, this is not routinely practised in the UK, and there have been few studies to investigate patients' and healthcare professionals' attitudes towards this process. OBJECTIVES: To investigate patients' and healthcare professionals' attitudes towards the information patients are provided with about transfusion and obtaining consent for transfusion. MEASURES: ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
Transfusion medicine (Oxford, England)
Volume:
22
Issue:
3
Pages:
167-172
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1365-3148
ISSN:
0958-7578
URN:
uuid:b2ce2121-faa5-45f2-9c02-ea0f59dfb7fd
Source identifiers:
325526
Local pid:
pubs:325526

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