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Indications and Effects of Plasma Transfusions in Critically Ill Children

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Demaret, Pierre
Shefler, Alison
Leteurtre, Stéphane
Spinella, Philip C
Stanworth, Simon J
Tucci, Marisa
Published in American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2015, vol. 191, no. 12, p. 1395-1402
Abstract Plasma transfusions are frequently prescribed for critically ill children, although their indications lack a strong evidence base. Plasma transfusions are largely driven by physician conceptions of need, and these are poorly documented in pediatric intensive care patients.
Keywords AdolescentAnalysis of VarianceBlood Component Transfusion/statistics & numerical dataCanadaChildChild, PreschoolCritical Care/statistics & numerical dataCritical IllnessCross-Sectional StudiesEuropeFemaleHemorrhage/therapyHumansInfantInfant, NewbornIntensive Care Units, Pediatric/statistics & numerical dataInternational Normalized Ratio/statistics & numerical dataMalePartial Thromboplastin Time/statistics & numerical data
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PMID: 25859890
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KARAM, Oliver Laurent et al. Indications and Effects of Plasma Transfusions in Critically Ill Children. In: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2015, vol. 191, n° 12, p. 1395-1402. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:76365

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