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  1. Halpern, Lucy Wang


According to this study:


* Compared with standard-issue red blood cells, fresh red blood cells do not improve mortality rates among critically ill adults.


* Using standard-issue red cells (which may be stored for as long as 42 days) would eliminate the costs associated with the storage and handling of fresh cells.