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Be sparing with red cell transfusions in critically ill children

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 26 April 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:872

Intensivists should think carefully before giving red cell transfusions to critically ill children, say researchers. A cautious policy that triggers a transfusion only when the haemoglobin concentration drops to 70 g/l (7 g/dl) or below looked safe in a recent …

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