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The INR and FFP

Is This a Good Relationship with Regard to Transfusion Practice?



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FFP–A Critical Assessment

Slide 4

December 2008

Because there are so few established indications for FFP transfusions listed in consensus guidelines, it is apparent based on the sheer number of FFP transfusions administered annually in the United States that a very large number of these transfusions are administered “outside these indications.”  Many practitioners who prescribe FFP feel that such transfusions are required in situations other than those listed in established consensus guidelines.

What are the settings in which FFP is transfused outside of established guidelines?

FFP–A Critical Assessment

 


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