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Blood Transfusions at End of Life: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: August 4, 2016
Project Number: RB1011-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of blood transfusions delivered at end of life?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines on blood transfusions delivered at end of life?

Key Message

Two non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of blood transfusions delivered at end of life.