Perioperative Blood Conservation: Guidelines to Practice

Jenny Kwak, Andrew L. Wilkey, Mohamed Abdalla, Ravi Joshi, Philip E.F. Roman, Philip E. Greilich

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Anesthesia
EditorsThomas M. McLoughlin, Richard P. Dutton, Francis V. Salinas, Laurence C. Torsher
PublisherAcademic Press Inc.
Number of pages34
ISBN (Print)9780323697316
StatePublished - Dec 2019
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameAdvances in Anesthesia
ISSN (Print)0737-6146
ISSN (Electronic)1878-0415

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Disclosure Statement: Dr P.E. Greilich has received funding for an investigator-initiated clinical trial from AMAG Pharmaceuticals (United States).The authors express their gratitude to the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists and its Blood Conservation Working Group of the Continuing Quality Improvement Committee for supporting this endeavor. We dedicate this article to W. Travis Lau, MD for his leadership role and contributions to the process of translating blood conservation guidelines to practice.


  • Anemia
  • Clinical practice guideline
  • Implementation
  • Patient blood management
  • Quality improvement
  • Robust process improvement
  • Survey
  • Transfusion

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