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Adverse effects of RBC transfusions in neonates: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background

Controversy exists regarding the contribution of blood transfusions to a range of adverse clinical outcomes in neonates. The aim of our systematic review was to identify the broader literature on harmful effects and associations potentially attributable to red blood cell (RBC) transfusions.

Study Design

A comprehensive search of MEDLINE (PubMed) and EMBASE was undertaken. Eligible studies included both randomized (RCT) and nonrandomized studies examinin...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/trf.13785

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Transfusion Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
11
Pages:
2773–2780
Publication date:
2016-09-01
Acceptance date:
2016-06-27
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ISSN:
1537-2995
Source identifiers:
633925

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