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AABB and Emory announce web software application to promote accurate diagnosis of transfusion reactions

AABB SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2015

AABB and Emory University have released Transfusion Reaction Differential Diagnosis (TrDDx), an online application developed by Emory to help clinicians accurately diagnose transfusion reactions to blood products. The tool uses the National Healthcare Safety Network hemovigilance definitions, jointly developed by AABB and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The tool, which uses a proprietary algorithm, guides users through a set of simple questions. Users answer questions on checklists about the symptoms they have observed and the time when the symptoms appeared. As users respond, the algorithm narrows down the set of potential diagnoses until only the one that is most consistent with the users' responses remains. The organizations caution that the algorithm is only a tool and that clinicians should compare the results against the NHSN protocol. Blank (07/29)


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