Summary: Compared to more liberal transfusion strategies, using a more restrictive transfusion threshold may lead to fewer units of red blood cells transfused and fewer patients receiving transfusions, without any positive or negative effect on risk of death, on overall morbidity, or on risk of fatal or non-fatal myocardial infarction.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/25805204/

Strength of Recommendation = B

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