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Distributive Justice and the Cost-Effectiveness of Transfusion-Alternative Strategies

The ONTraC Ontario program in blood conservation. (opens new window)

Freedman J.

Source‎: Transfus Apher Sci 2014;50(1):32-6.

Indexed‎: PubMed 24388485

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.transci.2013.12.010

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24388485 (opens new window)

Blood product conservation is associated with improved outcomes and reduced costs after cardiac surgery. (opens new window)

LaPar DJ, Crosby IK, Ailawadi G, Ad N, Choi E, Spiess BD, Rich JB, Kasirajan V, Fonner E Jr, Kron IL, Speir AM; Investigators for the Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative.

Source‎: J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013;145(3):796-804.

Indexed‎: PubMed 23414992

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.12.041

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23414992 (opens new window)

Improved outcomes and reduced costs associated with a health-system-wide patient blood management program: a retrospective observational study in four major adult tertiary-care hospitals. (opens new window)

Leahy MF, Hofmann A, Towler S, Trentino KM, Burrows SA, Swain SG, Hamdorf J, Gallagher T, Koay A, Geelhoed GC, Farmer SL.

Source‎: Transfusion 2017;57(6):1347-58.

Indexed‎: PubMed 28150313

DOI‎: 10.1111/trf.14006

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28150313 (opens new window)

Effective reduction of blood product use in a community teaching hospital: when less is more. (opens new window)

Politsmakher A, Doddapaneni V, Seeratan R, Dosik H.

Source‎: Am J Med 2013;126(10):894-902.

Indexed‎: PubMed 24054957

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2013.06.013

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24054957 (opens new window)

Impact of bleeding-related complications and/or blood product transfusions on hospital costs in inpatient surgical patients. (opens new window)

Stokes ME, Ye X, Shah M, Mercaldi K, Reynolds MW, Rupnow MF, Hammond J.

Source‎: BMC Health Serv Res 2011;11:135.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21627788

DOI‎: 10.1186/1472-6963-11-135

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21627788 (opens new window)

Increased hospital costs associated with red blood cell transfusion. (opens new window)

Trentino KM, Farmer SL, Swain SG, Burrows SA, Hofmann A, Ienco R, Pavey W, Daly FF, Van Niekerk A, Webb SA, Towler S, Leahy MF.

Source‎: Transfusion 2015;55(5):1082-9.

Indexed‎: PubMed 25488623

DOI‎: 10.1111/trf.12958

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25488623 (opens new window)

An economic analysis of costs associated with development of a cell salvage program. (opens new window)

Waters JR, Meier HH, Waters JH.

Source‎: Anesth Analg 2007;104(4):869-75.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17377098

DOI‎: 10.1213/01.ane.0000258039.79028.7c

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17377098 (opens new window)