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"Professional societies are well positioned to incorporate blood transfusion outcomes as quality indicators in their own guidelines and recommendations. Physicians and hospital departments of quality and cost-effectiveness should introduce patient blood management initiatives to improve patient safety and clinical outcomes."
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"Concepts of blood transfusion in adults"
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