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Serious hazards of transfusion in children (SHOT)


  • Section Editor: Jerrold Lerman

Philip Bolton, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Dalnair Street, Glasgow G3 8SJ, Scotland, UK Email:


SHOT has been auditing information on transfusion practice for over ten years. Looking at this data allows us to determine the differences in the incidence of hazards seen in children compared to adults and to see which hazards are of particular importance for children of different ages undergoing surgery.