The Systematic Review Initiative has so far completed over 70 systematic reviews covering many different aspects of transfusion medicine. Our reviews are all produced using strict methodological criteria in accordance with best evidence-based practice, and have been published in a wide variety of journals, with approximately half appearing in The Cochrane Library. Please view our Publications pages via the left-hand menu for full details of our reviews with full text links.
Recently completed systematic reviews include:
Docherty AB, O'Donnell R, Brunskill S, Trivella M, Doree C, Holst L, et al.
Effect of restrictive versus liberal transfusion strategies on outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease in a non-cardiac surgery setting: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Hall DP, Estcourt LJ, Doree C, Hopewell S, Trivella M, Walsh TS.
Plasma transfusions prior to insertion of central lines for people with abnormal coagulation.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016; (9):CD011756.
Estcourt LJ, Stanworth SJ, Doree C, Hopewell S, Trivella M, Murphy MF.
Comparison of different platelet count thresholds to guide administration of prophylactic platelet transfusion for preventing bleeding in people with haematological disorders after chemotherapy or stem cell transplantation.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015;(11):CD010983.
Estcourt LJ, Stanworth S, Doree C, Trivella M, Hopewell S, Blanco P, Murphy MF.
Different doses of prophylactic platelet transfusion for preventing bleeding in people with haematological disorders after myelosuppressive chemotherapy or stem cell transplantation.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015;(10):CD010984.