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www.choosingwisely.org/patient-resources/blood-transfusions-for-anemia-in-the-hospital

Anemia is usually not urgent. And usually you don't need a lot of blood. Or you may not need any blood at all. Here's why:

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/ida/treatment

Mar 26, 2014 ... Severe iron-deficiency anemia may require a blood transfusion, iron injections, or intravenous (IV) iron therapy. Treatment may need to be ...

www.hematology.org/Patients/Anemia/Iron-Deficiency.aspx

Iron-deficiency anemia is diagnosed by blood tests that should include a complete blood .... Red blood cell transfusions may be given to patients with severe ...

www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/low-blood-counts/anemia.html

Feb 13, 2017 ... Some cancer treatment can make your red blood cell count low. ... could make the anemia worse; Your need for blood transfusions in the past 6 ...

www.medicinenet.com/blood_transfusion/article.htm

Mar 20, 2011 ... Learn about blood transfusion risks, and the types such as ... when blood loss occurs or to increase the blood count in an anemic patient.

www.livestrong.com/article/191467-a-blood-transfusion-for-anemia

Aug 14, 2017 ... Anemia is a condition in which the body cannot produce enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to the tissues and organs. There are ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/780176-treatment

Sep 9, 2016 ... ... of the oxygen-carrying pigment hemoglobin (Hgb) in the circulating blood. Anemia is further broadly subcategorized into acute and chronic. ... transfusion is rarely needed in patients who have chronic anemia with an Hgb ...

www.procrit.com/patients/treatments_for_anemia.html

May 3, 2017 ... Treatments for chemotherapy-induced anemia may include iron, vitamin B12, blood transfusions, or erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs).

www.aamds.org/treatments/therapies/blood-transfusions

Feb 23, 2016 ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone marrow failure disease like aplastic anemia, MDS or PNH ...