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Iron supplementation to treat anaemia in adult critical care patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Anaemia affects 60-80 % of patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs). Allogeneic red blood cell (RBC) transfusions remain the mainstay of treatment for anaemia but are associated with risks and are costly. Our objective was to assess the efficacy and safety of iron supplementation by any route, in anaemic patients in adult ICUs.Electronic databases (CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE) were searched through March 2016 for randomized controlled trials (RCT)s comparing iron by any route with placeb...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13054-016-1486-z

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM; RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1869-2231
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM; RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Critical Care Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 306
Publication date:
2016-09-29
Acceptance date:
2016-09-13
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EISSN:
1466-609X
ISSN:
1364-8535
Pubs id:
pubs:648210
URN:
uri:ba62c0d2-3a81-421f-9add-5f504b3dce69
UUID:
uuid:ba62c0d2-3a81-421f-9add-5f504b3dce69
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pubs:648210
Paper number:
1

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