LearnTransfusion Series

Journal Club: A Randomized Trial of Albumin Infusions in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis

When: 
June 22, 2021 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)
Where: 

Toronto/Webinar

Presented by:

Dr. Rachel Jug
Transfusion Medicine Physician Trainee
University of Toronto

Objectives:

1. Review the article entitled, “A Randomized Trial of Albumin Infusions in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis”.
2. Critically appraise article.

References:

1.  A Randomized Trial of Albumin Infusions in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis. China L, Freemantle N, Forrest E, Kallis Y, Ryder SD, Wright G, Portal AJ, Becares Salles N, Gilroy DW, O'Brien A; ATTIRE Trial Investigators. N Engl J Med. 2021 Mar 4;384(9):808-817. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2022166. PMID: 33657293 Clinical Trial.

 

Note: The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


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The LearnTransfusion series is the seminar component of the Areas of Focused Competency (AFC)-Diploma Program in Transfusion Medicine. The series, organized by Canadian Blood Services is also open to all practitioners in the field of Transfusion Medicine. Through a series of regular webinars, trainees and practitioners are exposed to various scientific, technical and clinical aspects of transfusion medicine.

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