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Table 2 Study eligibility criteria

From: Red blood cell transfusion in patients with traumatic brain injury: a systematic review protocol

Inclusion criteria • Prospective study, retrospective cohort study or randomized controlled trials
• Acute setting
• At least 80% of patients suffering from an acute TRAUMATIC brain lesion
• At least 80% of adults patients (≥18 years old)
• Data on red blood cell transfusion reported
Exclusion criteria • Sample of patients with congenital hereditary blood disorders (example: sickle cell disease, β-thalassemia)
• Sample of patients with coagulation disorders (example: hemophilia, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, Von Willebrand disease)