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Blood product prescription
The Australian Red Cross Blood Service anaemia and haemostasis overview
Patient Blood Management (PBM) aims to improve clinical outcomes by avoiding unnecessary exposure to blood components.
Any patient undergoing elective surgery and at risk of requiring a red cell transfusion intra- or post-operatively should be assessed with regard to PBM.
Pre-operative anaemia and iron deficiency assessment and optimisation algorithm
Red flags identified
Children requiring care beyond the level of comfort of the local hospital.
For emergency advice and paediatric or neonatal ICU transfers, call the Paediatric Infant Perinatal Emergency Retrieval (PIPER) Service: 1300 137 650.
Information specific to
RCH and Monash Children’s Hospital
discussion with clinical haematology