Can medication prevent a transfusion reaction in someone with a history of febrile transfusion reactions?

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Can medication prevent a transfusion reaction in someone with a history of febrile transfusion reactions?

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Title: Can medication prevent a transfusion reaction in someone with a history of febrile transfusion reactions?
Author: Lavena, Marianela; Hudson, Jonell; Coulter, Lois
Date: 2012-02
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 15(2): 12-13.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: Medication administration prior to transfusions does not reduce the incidence of febrile, nonhemolytic transfusion reactions (FNHTR), even in patients with a history of FNHTR. (SOR: B, based on a systematic review of low quality studies.)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/12825

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