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Penrose Inquiry follows same pattern as Lindsay Tribunal

7yrs after its initiation and with £12m spent, the Penrose Inquiry completed its findings into infection by blood transfusion and blood products in Scotland between 1974-1991; 1991 being the cut-off period of risk because of installed procedures against infection. 826 more words

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Blood on Board

Dr Rachel Hawes of the Great North Air Ambulance Service is one of our speakers at the Prehospital Trauma Symposium. She will be discussing the benefits and challenges of carrying blood on board the aircraft. 91 more words

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Study: Jehovah's Witnesses fare better after cardiac surgery | JWnews

A new study shows that Jehovah’s Witnesses, known for their stand on refusing blood transfusions fair better after undergoing cardiac surgery than those who accept blood transfusions.

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Sugar beets could become blood substitute | JWnews

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered that sugar beets produce haemoglobin. They now hope that this haemoglobin could serve as a blood substitute – a substance that is currently in short supply.

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FYI - Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery | JWnews

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is pleased to offer “The Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center”, the structured program in the region for providing bloodless care

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