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Anti-D immunoprophylaxis within the accident and emergency department
  1. M J Kavanagh,
  2. T Dada
  1. Accident and Emergency and Obstetrics and Gynaecology Departments, St James's University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS 9 7TF, UK

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    The debate on anti-D prophylaxis rages on. Recently the subject was discussed in a green top guideline from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.1 There are still approximately 50 deaths per annum attributable to rhesus isoimmunisation in the UK. In reviewing the reasons why these deaths still occur, the Consensus Conference on Anti D in 1997 admitted that the 1991 Recommendations are not being adhered to by all units …

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