Research Article| Volume 2, ISSUE 1, P221-231, March 1982

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Transfusion Reactions: Status in 1982

  • Paul J. Schmidt
    Corresponding author: Southwest Florida Blood Bank, Inc., P.O. Box 2125, Tampa, Florida 33601
    Director, Southwest Florida Blood Bank, Inc., and Professor of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
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      Death as a consequence of transfusion has been almost entirely eradicated, and it is hoped that continued study of the causes of the remaining adverse reactions will decrease morbidity. Prevention of technical error and proper management of the patient who does experience mistransfusion are discussed.
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