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Validation of a New Small-Volume Sodium Citrate Collection Tube for Coagulation Testing in Critically Ill Patients with Coagulopathy.

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Summary of "Validation of a New Small-Volume Sodium Citrate Collection Tube for Coagulation Testing in Critically Ill Patients with Coagulopathy."

Blood loss due to phlebotomy leads to hospital-acquired anemia and more frequent blood transfusions that may be associated with increased risk of morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. Multiple blood conservation strategies have been proposed in the context of patient blood management to minimize blood loss. Here, we evaluated a new small-volume sodium citrate collection tube for coagulation testing in critically ill patients.

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Name: Clinical laboratory
ISSN: 1433-6510
Pages: 1083-1089

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