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Table 2 Annual number of patients at risk for a late transfusion in US intensive care units

From: Effect of a restrictive transfusion strategy on transfusion-attributable severe acute complications and costs in the US ICUs: a model simulation

Population variables Input Source Output
All US ICU admissions in 1 year 4,400,000 VERICC* [18] 4,400,000
% Adults 80% Groeger [19] 3,520,000
% At risk for a late TF 29% Corwin [16] 1,020,800
  1. *VERICC, Values, Ethics and Rationing in Critical Care