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February 14, 2008

Between 41 and 71 percent of U.S. residents will need blood transfu...

CHAPEL HILL – Between 41 and 71 percent of people in the United States will need a blood transfusion at some point in their lives, a study conducted at the University of North Carolina Hospitals estimates.

Hematology, Procedures, Studies

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February 14, 2008

UNC Hospitals Establishes Rapid Response Team

CHAPEL HILL -- Many hospitals have emergency resuscitation teams that spring into action when a patient goes into cardiopulmonary arrest -- when the person's heart or lungs, or both, stop working. When this happens at UNC Hospitals, it's called a "Code Blue."

Procedures, Treatment

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