M. Maier's research while affiliated with University of Alberta and other places

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Article
Background No direct and thorough accounting of costs related to packed red blood cells (PRBCs) has occurred in recent Canadian history. Our study sought to determine the cost accrued for a unit of PRBC within a Canadian hospital related to the inventory management, storage, testing, issuing and administration of the product. Methods An eight‐step...

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... The costs for acute urinary retention, bladder neck contracture/urethral stricture and blood transfusion, were obtained from the Canadian costing studies. 30,31 For non-Canadian sources (for TUR syndrome 32 ), costs were converted to Canadian prices using purchasing power parity. All costs were inflated to the 2020 cost year (Table 1, Supplementary Table 3) using the consumer price index for health and personal care. ...