Hardcover: 182 pages
Publisher: Nova Biomedical; 1 edition (August 30, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.5 x 10.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 6798505
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Although blood transfusion saves lives and reduces morbidities in many clinical diseases and conditions, it is associated with certain risks. A transfusion-related adverse event, also called transfusion reaction, is any unfavourable event occurring in a patient during or after blood transfusion. About 0.5 per cent to 3 per cent of all transfusions result in some adverse events, but the majority of them are minor reactions with no significant cons...