Transfusion Medicine

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General Principles

Transfusion is a commonly used therapy for a variety of hematologic and hemostatic disturbances. The benefits and risks must be carefully weighed in each situation because blood products are a limited resource with potentially life-threatening side effects.

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General Principles

Transfusion is a commonly used therapy for a variety of hematologic and hemostatic disturbances. The benefits and risks must be carefully weighed in each situation because blood products are a limited resource with potentially life-threatening side effects.

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