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Restrictive approach to transfusion best in upper gastrointestinal bleeding

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 09 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f71

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An open label trial of 921 people with severe but not massive acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding compared a restrictive transfusion strategy with a more liberal one (giving red blood cells when haemoglobin falls below 70 g/L or 90 g/L, respectively). All …

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