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Blood Transfusions

Mar 15, 2011 Issue
Transfusion of Blood and Blood Products: Indications and Complications [Article]

Red blood cell transfusions are used to treat hemorrhage and to improve oxygen delivery to tissues. Transfusion of red blood cells should be based on the patient’s clinical condition. Indications for transfusion include symptomatic anemia (causing shortness of breath, dizziness, congestive heart fai...



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