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Masimo Strategic Partnership Pursues Newest Methods for Improved Patient Care PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) November 10, 2014 Following an extensive clinical
Blood transfusions are one of the most common procedures patients receive in the hospital but the more red blood cells they receive, the greater their risk of infection.
In an annual review by the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network and Canadian Blood Services, the hospital was recognized for excellence in helping to manage the province's supply of
Up to one-third of patients undergoing surgery in Ontario have a treatable form of anemia but are not optimally treated for it.
When heart attack patients present in the emergency department with some degree of anemia, or anemic patients have a heart attack, physicians have a tendency, but not much guidance, about whether to provide a blood transfusion.
Jehovah's Witness patients who undergo cardiac surgery do not appear to be at increased risk for surgical complications or death when compared to patients who undergo cardiac surgery and receive blood transfusions.
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