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Blood essentials

McCarron, Kim MS, CRNP

doi: 10.1097/01.NME.0000426305.72862.5f

One unit of whole blood yields many components that are used to support life-threatening conditions. Managing blood transfusions requires knowledge of blood products and practice guidelines to provide the safest environment for your patient. We tell you how.

Clinical Associate Professor • Towson University • Towson, Md.

Editorial Advisory Board Member • Nursing made Incredibly Easy!

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article.

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