Serious hazards of transfusion in children (SHOT)

Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Jan;21(1):10-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2010.03474.x.


SHOT has been auditing information on transfusion practice for over ten years. Looking at this data allows us to determine the differences in the incidence of hazards seen in children compared to adults and to see which hazards are of particular importance for children of different ages undergoing surgery.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Acute Lung Injury / etiology
  • Blood Preservation
  • Blood Transfusion, Autologous / adverse effects
  • Child
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Humans
  • Inappropriate Prescribing
  • Infections / transmission
  • Medical Audit
  • Medical Errors
  • Transfusion Reaction*
  • United Kingdom