Transfusion reaction


Key articles

Toy P, Popovsky MA, Abraham E, et al. Transfusion-related acute lung injury: definition and review. Crit Care Med. 2005 Apr;33(4):721-6. Abstract

Kuriyan M, Carson JL. Blood transfusion risks in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Clin. 2004 Apr;20(2):237-53. Abstract

Reference articles

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37. Geiger TL, Howard SC. Acetaminophen and diphenhydramine premedication for allergic and febrile nonhemolytic transfusion reactions: good prophylaxis or bad practice? Transfus Med Rev. 2007 Jan;21(1):1-12.Full text  Abstract

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