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© 2014 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved. The evidence for transfusion practice in children and neonates is increasing. This chapter summarises the background to component therapy in terms of risks of transfusion and component requirements that are specific to both patient groups, including factors related to transfusion thresholds and dose.

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Haematology in Critical Care: A Practical Handbook

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224 - 232