For Providers: “Patient Blood Management (PBM) is a patient-centered, systematic, evidence-based approach to improve patient outcomes by managing and preserving the patient’s own blood, while promoting patient safety and empowerment.”
For the Lay Public: Patient Blood Management (PBM) is a patient-centered and organized approach in which the entire health care team coordinates efforts to improve results by managing and preserving a patient’s own blood.”
Source: Shander A. et al. Anesthesia Analgesia 2022 (in press)
The SABM Research Grant, supported by an educational grant from HemoSonics, LLC, is intended to advance the field of patient blood management by supporting an investigator who intends to study methods of advancing the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patient blood management-related issues or concepts. The grant provides starter funding to further scientific inquiry and clinical knowledge in the field. The application deadline is June 1, 2022.Learn more or donate today.
“As an administrator, you don’t often have something presented to you that improves patient safety, improves clinical outcomes, quality of care — and also saves money. And that’s exactly what a PBM program does.” – Larry Burns, FACHE, SABM Advisory Director
The SABM Executive Guide shows you how and why you should implement a PBM Program at your hospital.View the Table of Contents. To learn more about purchasing the guide, go to Publications.
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Anemia is a condition that indicates there are not enough red blood cells in your circulation to transport sufficient amounts of oxygen to your body’s tissues. Oxygen acts like fuel—it provides energy for your muscles and organs to work. With anemia, other body systems have to compensate to deliver an adequate amount of oxygen to the tissues. For example, the heart beats faster and breathing becomes more rapid as the lungs take in air. Download the patient and healthcare consumer guide Anemia Treatment Strategies You Should Know to learn more.