Patient Blood Management Guidelines: Module 2


5 Future directions

The systematic review for this module highlighted a lack of high-quality evidence. Further research is needed to provide a stronger evidence base. A number of the research gaps identified are currently being addressed; for example, through the FOCUS (Functional Outcomes in Cardiovascular Patients Undergoing Surgical Hip Fracture Repair)292 and TRIOS (Transfusion Requirements in Orthopaedic Patients Study)293 trials.

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