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Orthopedic Surgery

Restricted Diagnostic Phlebotomy to Avoid Iatrogenic Anemia

Savoring every drop--vampire or mosquito?

Fischer D, Zacharowski KD, Meybohm P.

Source‎: Crit Care 2014;18(3):306.

Indexed‎: PubMed 25032998

DOI‎: 10.1186/cc13884

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25032998

Surgical vampires and rising health care expenditure: reducing the cost of daily phlebotomy.

Stuebing EA, Miner TJ.

Source‎: Arch Surg 2011;146(5):524-7.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21576605

DOI‎: 10.1001/archsurg.2011.103

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21576605


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