Blood Bank

BLOOD TRANSFUSION POLICIES AND STANDARD PRACTICES

Table of Contents

Chapter
1. General Information
1
2. Providing Blood for Perioperative Patients
13
3. Procedure for Obtaining Blood in An Emergency
23
4. Blood Components Available from the Blood Bank
27
5. Blood Transfusion Guidelines and Utilization Review
43
6. Transfusion Procedures
55
7. Adverse Reactions to Transfusion
67
8. Transfusion and Apheresis Services
79
Appendix A Maximum Surgical Blood Order Schedule (MSBOS)
83
Appendix B Anticoagulants
91
Appendix C Blood Component and
Computer Test Code Abbreviations
95
Index
100
Compatibility Chart
Back Cover
Lab Phone Numbers
Front Cover