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  1. A controlled trial of educational outreach to improve blood transfusion practice.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To determine whether brief, face-to-face educational outreach visits can improve the appropriateness of blood product utilization.

    Design.-Randomized, controlled multicenter trial with 6-month follow-up.

    Setting.-Surgical and medical services of two pairs of matched community and teaching hospitals in Massachusetts.

    Participants.-One hundred one transfusing staff surgeons and attending medical physicians.


    • A professionally based transfusion specialist presented one surgical- or medical-service-wide lecture emphasizing appropriate indications, risks, and benefits of red blood cell transfusions;

    • brief, graphic, printed educational guidelines;

    • and one 30-minute visit with each transfusing physician.

    No data feedback was provided.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Economie santé, Homme, Transfusion, Sang, Hôpital, Chirurgien, Médecin, Pratique professionnelle, Formation professionnelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health economy, Human, Transfusion, Blood, Hospital, Surgeon, Physician, Professional practice, Occupational training

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0660902

    Code Inist : 002B27B16A. Création : 199406.