Meeting Blood Requirements Following Terrorist Attacks The Israeli Experience.
Shinar, E., Yahalom, V., and Silverman, B.G. (2006). Meeting Blood Requirements Following Terrorist Attacks: The Israeli Experience.. (Abstract only.) Current Opinion in Hematology. 13(6):452-456.
The authors reviewed attacks between 2000 and 2005 and found “Requests for blood averaged 1.3 blood units and 0.9 components per casualty, or 6.7 units and 4.5 components per severe and moderately injured patient.” They also highlight the strengths of having a comprehensive blood management program after an emergency.