April 29, 2022
The proposed draft 4th edition of Standards for a Patient Blood Management Program is now available for public comment. The comment period began Friday, April 29, and will conclude on Tuesday, June 28.
A comprehensive description of the additions and edits in the draft is provided in a summary memo that accompanies the proposed Standards. Some of the notable changes include:
The PBM Standards Committee encourages all interested individuals to submit comments in the next 60 days. The standards in the 4th edition are in the proposed phase and will be finalized after the comment period has concluded. The Committee will review all comments submitted and provide a summary document that describes the Committee’s rationale for its final decisions. The draft is available on the AABB website.