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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

TRICC NEJM -- A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial of Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care

NEJM -- A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial of Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care: "Conclusions A restrictive strategy of red-cell transfusion is at least as effective as and possibly superior to a liberal transfusion strategy in critically ill patients, with the possible exception of patients with acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina."

Conclusions A restrictive strategy of red-cell transfusion is at least as effective as and possibly superior to a liberal transfusion strategy in critically ill patients, with the possible exception of patients with acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina.