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Tinmouth A, MacDougall M, Fergusson D, Amin M, Graham ID, Hebert PC, Kumanan Wilson K. Reducing the amount of blood transfused. A systematic review of behavioral interventions to change physicians- transfusion practices. Arch Intern Med 2005 Apr 25;165(8):845-52.
Australian Guidelines & Standards (Links to many guidelines)
Guidelines for the Administration of Blood Components, ed. 1 (Oct. 2004) ANZSBT & Royal College of Nursing Australia
BCSH Guidelines - update: Tinegate H, Birchall J, Gray A, Haggas R, Massey E, Norfolk D, et al. Guideline on the investigation and management of acute transfusion reactions Prepared by the BCSH Blood Transfusion Task Force. Br J Haematol 2012 Oct;159(2):143-53. Epub 2012 Aug 29. | Full test guideline
Recommended minimum standards for hospital transfusion laboratories. Updated Sept. 2010 (UK Transfusion Laboratory Collaborative)
Perioperative blood transfusion for elective surgery A national clinical guideline (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network-Oct. 2001; updated Aug. 2004)
Cell salvage blood (intra-operative), administration in a non theatre setting (UCL Institute of Child Health)
Blood Transfusion and the Anaesthetists - Intra-operative Cell Salvage (2009) AAGBI Safety Guideline
A compendium of transfusion practice guidelines, ed. 1, 2010 (American Red Cross)
Clinical practice guideline: red blood cell transfusion in adult trauma and critical care. Napolitano LM,et al; American College of Critical Care Medicine of the Society of Critical Care Medicine; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Practice Management Workgroup (Crit Care Med. 2009 Dec;37(12):312457)
Use of Red Blood Cell Transfusion Reviewed in Trauma, Critical Care (30 Dec. 2009, Medscape)
Guidelines for transfusion therapy of Infants from birth to four months of age (Wadsworth Center for Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health)
Management of hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn infant 35 or more weeks of gestation (summary) American Academy of Pediatrics 1994 Oct (revised 2004 Jul)
Platelet transfusion for patients with cancer (summary) American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2000 Nov 3.
Practice guidelines for prenatal and perinatal immunohematology, revisited. - Transfusion 2001 Nov; 41(11): 144552.
Prevention of Rh D alloimmunization - American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 1999 May (reviewed 2004)