Implementation of Maximum Surgical Blood Ordering Schedule in A Tertiary Hospital in Malaysia during COVID-19 Pandemic

We read with interest on the paper by Shokouhifar et al. regarding impact of COVID-19 towards blood transfusion and the proposed inventory management model. [1] The local blood bank faced similar challenges, and we devised a model for inventory management. This article described the implementation of the maximum surgical blood ordering schedule to minimize mismatch between demand and donation.