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Steven Lahti
  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.
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AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders, 2e > Blood Transfusion
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