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Transfusion Evidence Monthly Alert & Round-Up

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Hof L, Choorapoikayil S, Meybohm P, et al. Patient Blood Management in intensive care patients. Current Opinion in Critical Care. 2021;27(6):709-16. ACCESS ARTICLE

Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management. Approach to the iron deficient patient. Iron Corner. 2020. ACCESS GUIDELINES

Burns CD. Anemia and red blood cell transfusion in the adult non-bleeding patient. Annals of Blood. 2022;7. ACCESS ARTICLE

Liker M, Bojanic I, Plenkovic F, et al. Platelet transfusion practice and related transfusion reactions in a large teaching hospital. Transfusion Clinique et Biologique. 2022;29(1):37-43. ACCESS ARTICLE

Swenson E, Wong LK, Jhaveri P, et al. Active surveillance of serious adverse events following transfusion of COVID-19 convalescent plasma. Transfusion. 2022;62(1):28-36. ACCESS ARTICLE

Costa M, Paez A. Emerging insights into the role of albumin with plasma exchange in Alzheimer's disease management. Transfusion & Apheresis Science. 2021;60(3):103164. ACCESS ARTICLE

Harrison P, Alsousou J. The state of the art and future of PRP therapy. Platelets. 2021;32(2):150-1. ACCESS ARTICLE

LaFontaine PR, Yuan J, Prioli KM, et al. Economic Analyses of Pathogen-Reduction Technologies in Blood Transfusion: A Systematic Literature Review. Applied Health Economics & Health Policy. 2021;19(4):487-99. ACCESS ARTICLE

Noordin SS, Yusoff NM, Karim FA, et al. Blood transfusion services amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Global Health. 2021;11:03053. ACCESS ARTICLE

Deng J, Zhou F, Wong CY, et al. Efficacy of therapeutic plasma exchange for treatment of autoimmune hemolytic anemia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Clinical Apheresis. 2020;35(4):294-306. ACCESS ARTICLE

Guinn NR, Cooter ML, Maisonave Y, et al. How do I develop a process to effectively treat parturients with iron deficiency anemia? Transfusion. 2020;60(11):2476-81. ACCESS ARTICLE

Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management. Approach to the iron deficient patient. Iron Corner. 2020. ACCESS GUIDELINES

Yang XX, Dai XC, Liu CX, et al. Restrictive versus liberal transfusion strategies in patients with malignant neoplasm -a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Transfusion & Apheresis Science. 2020;59(5):102825. ACCESS ARTICLE

Bohlius J, Bohlke K, Castelli R, et al. Management of cancer-associated anemia with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents: ASCO/ASH clinical practice guideline update. Blood Advances. 2019;3(8):1197-210. ACCESS ARTICLE

Keeler BD, Dickson EA, Simpson JA, et al. The impact of pre-operative intravenous iron on quality of life after colorectal cancer surgery: outcomes from the intravenous iron in colorectal cancer-associated anaemia (IVICA) trial. Anaesthesia. 2019;74(6):714-25. ACCESS ARTICLE

Estcourt LJ, Malouf R, Trivella M, et al. Restrictive versus liberal red blood cell transfusion strategies for people with haematological malignancies treated with intensive chemotherapy or radiotherapy, or both, with or without haematopoietic stem cell support. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2017;1:CD011305. ACCESS ARTICLE

Munoz M, Acheson AG, Auerbach M, et al. International consensus statement on the peri-operative management of anaemia and iron deficiency. Anaesthesia. 2017;72(2):233-47. ACCESS ARTICLE

Kalra PA, Bhandari S. Safety of intravenous iron use in chronic kidney disease. Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension. 2016;25(6):529-35. ACCESS ARTICLE

Iqbal K, Iqbal A, Rathore SS, et al. Risk factors for blood transfusion in Cesarean section: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Transfusion Clinique et Biologique. 2022;29(1):3-10. ACCESS ARTICLE

Bolcato M, Shander A, Isbister JP, et al. Physician autonomy and patient rights: lessons from an enforced blood transfusion and the role of patient blood management. Vox Sanguinis. 2021;116(10):1023-30. ACCESS ARTICLE

Apelseth TO, Strandenes G, Kristoffersen EK, et al. How do I implement a whole blood-based blood preparedness program in a small rural hospital? Transfusion. 2020;60(12):2793-800. ACCESS ARTICLE

Althoff FC, Neb H, Herrmann E, et al. Multimodal Patient Blood Management Program Based on a Three-pillar Strategy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Annals of Surgery. 2019;269(5):794-804. ACCESS ARTICLE

Mattiello V, Schmugge M, Hengartner H, et al. Diagnosis and management of iron deficiency in children with or without anemia: consensus recommendations of the SPOG Pediatric Hematology Working Group. European Journal of Pediatrics. 2020;179(4):527-45. ACCESS ARTICLE

Maki S, Verma N, Morris W, et al. Optimization of Preoperative Anemia in Lower Limb Joint Replacement Surgery: Assessing the Rates of Allogenic Blood Transfusion and Duration of Hospital Stay. Orthopaedic Nursing. 2022;41(1):15-20. ACCESS ARTICLE

Baker L, Park L, Gilbert R, et al. Intraoperative Red Blood Cell Transfusion Decision-making: A Systematic Review of Guidelines. Annals of Surgery. 2021;274(1):86-96. ACCESS ARTICLE

Gu A, Chen AZ, Selemon NA, Tornberg H, et al. Preoperative anemia independently predicts significantly increased odds of short-term complications following aseptic revision hip and knee arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2021 May;36(5):1719-1728. ACCESS ARTICLE

Guinn NR, Resar LMS, Frank SM. Perioperative Management of Patients for Whom Transfusion Is Not an Option. Anesthesiology. 2021;134(6):939-48. ACCESS ARTICLE

Varghese VD, Liu D, Ngo D, Edwards S. Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of universal pre-operative iron studies in total hip and knee arthroplasty. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Research. 2021 Aug 27;16(1):536. ACCESS ARTICLE

Palmer AJR, Gagne S, Fergusson DA, et al. Blood Management for Elective Orthopaedic Surgery. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume. 2020;102(17):1552-64. ACCESS ARTICLE

Shah A, Palmer AJR, Klein AA. Strategies to minimize intraoperative blood loss during major surgery. British Journal of Surgery. 2020;107(2):e26-e38. ACCESS ARTICLE

Wainwright TW, Gill M, McDonald DA, et al. Consensus statement for perioperative care in total hip replacement and total knee replacement surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society recommendations. Acta Orthopaedica. 2020;91(1):3-19. ACCESS ARTICLE

Song K, Pan P, Yao Y, et al. The incidence and risk factors for allogenic blood transfusion in total knee and hip arthroplasty. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 2019;14(1):273. ACCESS ARICLE

Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management. Iron deficiency anemia in the surgical patient. Iron Corner. 2020. ACCESS GUIDELINES

Munoz M, Gomez-Ramirez S, Kozek-Langeneker S, et al. 'Fit to fly': overcoming barriers to preoperative haemoglobin optimization in surgical patients. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2015;115(1):15-24.  ACCESS ARTICLE

Cohn CS, Pagano MB, Allen ES, et al. How do I manage long-term blood component shortages in a hospital transfusion service? Transfusion. 2020;60(9):1897-904. ACCESS ARTICLE

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