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Effect of Erythropoietin and Transfusion Threshold on Neurological Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Robertson CS, Hannay HJ, Yamal JM, et al. JAMA 2014;312:36−47.
      This study investigated the effect of erythropoietin and two transfusion thresholds (7 mg/dL vs. 10 mg/dL) on neurologic recovery in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Patients that could not follow commands after closed head injury admitted to one of two Level I trauma centers in Houston, TX were included in this study.
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