Guide to safe practice in blood transfusion
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Guide to safe practice in blood transfusion

Erin Dean Health journalist

Compliance with regulations is pivotal to minimising risk of error – and potentially devastating consequences. We look at the role of nurses, and resources available to support your practice

Blood transfusions are common in clinical practice but remain associated with significant risks, according to guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). We look at what nurses need to know about blood transfusion safety and the associated legal implications.

Nursing Standard. 38, 9, 67-68. doi: 10.7748/ns.38.9.67.s21

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