Questioning the benefit of restrictive transfusion practice in older adults
ISBT Education. Simon G. Jun 4, 2018; 218847 Topic: Blood Transfusion
Geoff Simon
Geoff Simon
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After viewing this presentation the participant will be able to:

- Describe the impact of ageing on peak oxygen delivery potential
- Discuss the impact of transitioning to anaerobic respiration
- Discuss implications of the range of restrictive and liberal Hb thresholds reported in randomised controlled trials
- Consider the need for different Hb thresholds in transfusion guidelines for older adults compared with younger adults
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