Published in Blood Weekly, June 12th, 2003
"Therapeutic apheresis services can be provided from a community-based blood center. The Oklahoma Blood Institute uses a mobile approach, primarily servicing 10 major hospitals in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area within a 15 to 20 mile radius," reported health care providers working at that institution.
"Apheresis staff and equipment are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week in the event of patient referral requiring an emergency therapeutic apheresis procedure," according to J.W. Smith and colleagues.
"This model requires close communication between the...
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