Did You Know?
Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
- A recent studyexternal icon found that blood transfusion practices for sickle cell disease and thalassemia vary widely across health systems.
- Transfusions have improved the lives of people with sickle cell disease and thalassemia, but varying practices among blood banks and providers can lead to life-threatening complications.
- Healthcare providers can learn more about transfusion practices and help reduce transfusion-related complications by viewing this free provider training video seriesexternal icon.
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