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Infographic: 3 Pillars of Patient Blood Management

When a patient’s own blood is managed as the precious resource it is, patients and the health care system reap the benefits.


The World Health Organization (WHO) urges health care entities to implement Patient Blood Management (PBM), which is an approach to improve surgical and medical patient outcomes by optimally managing and preserving a patient’s own blood.

PBM is a significant and underappreciated factor in health care around the globe. Learn about the three pillars of Patient Blood Management in the infographic below.

Patient Blood Management acknowledges the risks of anemia, blood loss and bleeding disorders and places the patient at the center of care.