JPAC Joint United Kingdom (UK) Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services Professional Advisory Committee

Practice of Transfusion

  • Hibbs SP, Nielsen ND, Brunskill S, Doree C, Yazer MH, Kaufman RM, Murphy MF.
    The impact of electronic decision support on transfusion practice: a systematic review.
    Transfusion Medicine Reviews 2015; 29(1):14-23.
    PMID: 25535095   doi: 10.1016/j.tmrv.2014.10.002.
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  • Cottrell S, Watson D, Brunskill SJ, Eyre T, Doree C, Murphy MF.
    Interventions to reduce wrong blood in tube (WBIT) errors in transfusion: a systematic review.
    Transfusion Medicine Reviews 2013; 27(4): 197-205.
    PMID: 24075096.  doi: 10.1016/j.tmrv.2013.08.003.
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  • Thomas S, Hancock V, Cardigan R.
    The 30 minute rule for red blood cells: in vitro quality assessment after repeated exposure to 30°C.
    Transfusion 2013; 53(6):1169-1177.
    PMID: 22995049.   doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03890.x.
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  • Brunskill S, Thomas S, Whitmore E, McDonald CP, Dorée C, Hopewell S, Staves J, Cardigan R, Murphy MF.
    What is the maximum time that a unit of red blood cells can be safely left out of controlled temperature storage?
    Transfusion Medicine Reviews 2012; 26(3):209-223.e3.
    PMID: 22119493.  doi: 10.1016/j.tmrv.2011.09.005
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  • Murdock J, Watson D, Doree CJ, Blest A, Roberts MM, Brunskill SJ.
    Drugs and blood transfusions: dogma - or evidence-based practice?
    Transfusion Medicine 2009, 19(1):6-15.
    PMID: 19302450.  doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3148.2008.00896.x
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  • Watson D, Murdock J, Doree C, Murphy M, Roberts M, Blest A, Brunskill S.
    Blood transfusion administration-one- or two-person checks: which is the safest method?
    Transfusion 2008; 48(4): 783-9.
    PMID: 18194372.  doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2007.01605.x
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  • Blest A, Roberts M, Murdock J, Watson D, Brunskill S.
    How often should a red blood cell administration set be changed while a patient is being transfused? A commentary and review of the literature.
    Transfusion Medicine 2008; 18(2): 121-33.
    PMID: 18399846.  doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3148.2007.00817.x
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  • Brunskill SJ.
    Practical aspects of the administration of blood - where is the evidence? The practice of transfusion (POTS) project.
    Blood Matters 2007; Winter Issue 23: 20-21.
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    Conference Proceedings:

  • Blest A, Roberts M, Doree C, Murdock J, Watson D, Brunskill S.
    How often should a red blood cell administration set be changed while a patient is being transfused?
    Transfusion Medicine 2007; 17(s1):56. Abstract No. P54
    XXV Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Blood Transfusion Society, 13-15 September 2007, Glasgow, Scotland.
    Poster Session - Transfusion Practice
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  • Brunskill SJ, Blest A, Doree CJ, Murdock J, Watson D, Roberts M, Murphy MF.
    POTS – what, where, how, why, when?
    Transfusion Medicine 2007; 17(s1):18. Abstract No.: S124
    XXV Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS), 13-15 September 2007, Glasgow, Scotland. Simultaneous Session - Orals 2: Transfusion Practice
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  • Brunskill S, Doree C, Blest A, Murdock J, Roberts M, Watson D.
    Bedside practice of blood transfusion – where is the evidence?
    Transfusion Medicine 2006;16(s1): 32. Abstract No. P17.
    XXIV Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS), 2006.
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  • Murdock J, Watson D, Doree C, Blest A, Roberts M, Brunskill SJ.
    Drugs and blood transfusions: dogma or evidence based practice?
    Transfusion Medicine 2007; 17(s1): 56. Abstract No. P53.
    XXV Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS), 13-15 September 2007, Glasgow, Scotland. Poster Session - Transfusion Practice
    Abstract available: Wiley (subscription required)

  • Watson D, Brunskill S, Doree C, Murdoch J, Thomas M, Blest A.
    Where is the evidence to support bedside blood transfusion practice? Blood transfusion administration – 1 or 2 person checks – which is the safest method?
    Transfusion Medicine 2007;17(s1): 57-8. Abstract No. P57.
    XXV Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS), 13-15 September 2007, Glasgow, Scotland. Poster Session - Transfusion Practice
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  • Whitmore EL, Brunskill SJ, Doree C, Hopewell S, Staves J, Cardigan R, Murphy MF.
    What is the maximum time that a unit of red blood cells (RBCs) can be left out of the fridge bfore it becomes unsafe?
    Transfusion Medicine 2010; 20(Suppl 1): 48-9. Abstract PO52.
    XXVIII Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS), 9-11 September 2010, Bournemouth, UK.
    Poster Session - Transfusion Practice
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