Transfusion-Alternative Strategies—Simple, Safe, Effective
Increasing concerns about cost, inventory, safety, and adverse outcomes associated with allogeneic blood transfusion have prompted worldwide interest in blood conservation. This award-winning video reviews the clinical strategies for avoiding transfusion in medicine and surgery. (30 minutes)
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This video explores the medical, ethical, economic, and legal issues associated with the use of transfusion-alternative strategies. It describes how bloodless medical and surgical techniques can, in a cost-effective manner, meet the needs of patients while respecting their autonomy and informed choice. (28 minutes)