Protocol of Wong et al for Reducing Allogeneic Blood Transfusion in a Patient Undergoing an Elective Total Hip Arthroplasty


Wong et al used a protocol to reduce the need for blood transfusion in a patient undergoing total hip joint arthroplasty. This can significantly reduce exposure of the patient to blood products but especially allogeneic blood products. The authors are from the University of Western Ontario, the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada.

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