‘Stop and check – it could save a life’
Alison Moore Freelance health journalist
Giving the wrong blood can be fatal, but stricter routines and electronic tracking are helping to reduce the hazards of transfusion
Having a blood transfusion has probably never been safer, but this has only been achieved with constant vigilance by all involved.
Nursing Standard. 33, 5,72-74. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.5.72.s23