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Transfusions

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AUTHORS:
Steven Lahti
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Understand the ABO and Rh system for classifying major blood groups.
  2. Distinguish between "type and screen" and "type and cross".
  3. Select appropriate blood component to replace oxygen-carrying capacity, platelets, and coagulation factors.
  4. Recognize and distinguish the immune-mediated transfusions reactions:  Acute hemolytic transfusion reaction, delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction, febrile non-hemolytic transfusion reaction, allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, transfusion-related acute lung injury.
  5. Recognize the risk of non-immunologic reactions to transfusion, including hypothermia, hyperkalemia, iron overload, and fluid overload.
  6. Appreciate the infectious risk of transfusions, including, HCV, HIV, HBV, CMV, and bacterial contamination.
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Transfusions > A 32-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Chills, and Weakness Status Post a Blood Transfusion
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Teaching Rounds: A Visual Aid to Teaching Internal Medicine Pearls on the Wards > Transfusion Reactions
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > Transfusion Biology and Therapy
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Teaching Rounds: A Visual Aid to Teaching Internal Medicine Pearls on the Wards > Transfusion Reactions
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > Transfusion Biology and Therapy
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > Transfusion Biology and Therapy
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