May 1, 2013

Safety, cost savings, simplicity back broader use of bloodless surgery

By: OR Manager

More than 120 centers throughout the US have bloodless surgery programs to serve patients who refuse blood transfusions for religious and other reasons. The practice, which began more than 50 years ago, has evolved through research on blood conservation and new techniques to minimize the need for transfusions.

Welcome to OR Manager, your source of information and insight into the clinical and business management of the surgical suite. This article is only available to OR Manager subscribers. To read this article, and gain access to all OR Manager resources, please log in below:

Join the OR Manager Community! OR Manager is the trusted source for perioperative leaders, providing critical information, analysis, and best practices for management of the surgical suite. Join as a Premium Subscriber to access all articles online including archives, the digital issue of OR Manager each month, eligibility for CE contact hours, registration discounts on conferences and more. We also offer a complimentary Plus subscription to those who qualify and a complimentary Community subscription.

Explore Subscription Options

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you are unable to log in at [email protected] or 1-888-707-5814.

Live chat by BoldChat