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Unformatted text preview: M T 605 - Blood Component Summary S tudent Name_Kim Smith____ Component Name____Red Blood Cells________________________ Category General description Bullet points Red Blood Cells minus plasma from WB unit QC requirements Do not contain functional plts or granulocytes Hematocrit 65-80% 225-350ml AS- 55-65% 300-400ml S torage/transport t emperature and other r equirements Storage 1-6C for 35 days, AS-42days Transport 1-10C Major Indications Increases oxygen Patients who do not require or cannot tolerate volume expansion (cardiac patients) Action/Recipient benefit Increases oxygen carrying capacity Required compatibility t esting ABO compatible, serologic compatibili ty, antibody screen and crossmatch Contraindications and p recautions/hazards Do not give to t reat anemia Caution with cardiac patients Other than saline do not put medicines or any other additives through the tubing unless approved by the FDA Dosage/rate of infusion/ other administration guidelines Dose rate dependent of the status of the patient, within 4hrs, t hrough a 170 micron fil ter Common adverse reactions specific to this component GVHD, hemolytic t ransfusion reactions, allergic reactions Other comments Also called packed cells ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course CHEM 101 taught by Professor Stegemiller during the Spring '07 term at Ohio State.
- Spring '07