Physician decisions after-hours in the hospital blood bank: Component selection

Laurie J. Sutor, Geeta Paranjape

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Laboratory physicians who take call for blood banks may face a variety of urgent decisions after-hours. Blood bank dilemmas often involve therapeutic as well as diagnostic procedures and require quick decision-making. General pathologists and resident physicians may lack extensive experience or confidence in these decisions, partly because blood bank policies change frequently.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)563-566
Number of pages4
JournalLaboratory Medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2006


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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