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Blood Transfusion—Lessons Learned from a Complex Process (image courtesy of Shutterstock) 
Blood Transfusion—Lessons Learned from a Complex Process 
Advances in donor screening; improved testing of the blood supply; emerging technology, such as barcoding; and improvements in transfusion medicine practices have been found to increase the safety of blood transfusion. 

 

Complications and Circumstances Pertaining to Intraosseous Lines 
Training, education, and resource availability can help with successful insertion of intraosseous lines. 
Checklists: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 
Attention to both the small details and the big picture of creating and implementing checklists can be used to optimize their helpful aspects and minimize counterproductive components. 
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Assess ASF patients to identify any concerns  
Address important topics about preventing patient harm 
Align information with patient's understanding 
Attend to process to prevent wrong-site surgery 
Assess ASF patients to identify any concerns   Address topics about preventing patient harm  Align information with patient's understanding  Attend to process to prevent wrong-site surgery 
 
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