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Clinical Prediction Rule of Rashiq et al for Allogeneic Blood Transfusion to a Patient Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty

Purpose:

To identify the need for blood transfusion for a patient undergoing total joint replacement based on the prediction rule of Rashiq et al.

Specialty:

Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics, Foot And Ankle Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

D62, Z51.3, I97

Description:

Rashiq et al developed a score for predicting the need for blood transfusion for a patient undergoing a total joint arthroplasty. These factors are known prior to surgery and can identify who may require more aggressive blood conservation. The authors are from the University of Alberta in Canada.

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