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