Selective transfusion protocols:errors and accidents waiting to happen

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  • Paul M. Ness,

    1. From the Transfusion Medicine Division, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions; and the American Red Cross Blood Services, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, Maryland; and the American Association of Blood Banks, Bethesda, Maryland.
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  • Karen Shoos Lipton

    1. From the Transfusion Medicine Division, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions; and the American Red Cross Blood Services, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, Maryland; and the American Association of Blood Banks, Bethesda, Maryland.
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Address reprint requests to: Paul M. Ness, MD, Carnegie 667, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287-6667; e-mail: pness@jhmi.edu.The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy of theAABB or of any institution with which either of the authors is affiliated.

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