A Global Definition of Patient Blood Management (PBM)

On 10 February 2022, a group of experts representing PBM organisations published a global definition of PBM, with a view to seek clarity and alignment on the concept of PBM worldwide:“Patient blood management is a patient-centered, systematic, evidence-based approach to improve patient outcomes by managing and preserving a patient’s own blood, while promoting patient safety and empowerment”. The proposed definition is expected to assist all relevant stakeholders to focus on the appropriate issues when discussing and implementing PBM. Find the whole article here.