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Table 4 Effects of red blood cell transfusion on circulatory parameters in children with burn injury

From: Intraoperative transfusion practice in burned children in a university hospital over four years: a retrospective analysis

Measured parameters Before transfusion After transfusion p-value
Hemoglobin concentration 8.0 g/dL
(6.3–11.3)
n = 31
9.8 g/dL
(7.8–13.0)
n = 26
p < 0.001
Increase of hemoglobin after transfusion   1.3 (−1.1–5.0)
n = 26
 
Heart rate 125/min
(90–160)
120/min
85–155)
p = 0.017
Systolic blood pressure 80 mmHg
(60–125)
93 mmHg
(80–115)
p < 0.001
  1. Values are median (minimum-maximum)