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Severe childhood anemia and emergency blood transfusion in Gadarif Hospital, eastern Sudan.

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Summary of "Severe childhood anemia and emergency blood transfusion in Gadarif Hospital, eastern Sudan."

Anemia is a major cause of global morbidity and mortality, particularly among children. Management of anemia depends on causes and severity of anemia. However blood transfusion is a lifesaving intervention in severe and life-threatening anemia. There are no published data on blood transfusion for anemia in Sudan.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0225731

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