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Transfusion linked to higher mortality, again

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8677 (Published 28 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8677

Experts disagree about the safety of blood transfusion for adults with acute coronary syndromes. This is partly because observational studies often report a link between transfusion (or more liberal transfusion policies) and worse outcomes, including death. The latest study, a meta-analysis of 10 studies, reported …

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