4. Setting Up or Consolidating a System for Donor Hemovigilance at the Level of a Blood Establishment

  1. René R. P. De Vries MD4 and
  2. Jean-Claude Faber MD5
  1. Johanna Wiersum-Osselton MD1,
  2. Wim de Kort MD, PhD2,
  3. Tanneke Marijt-Van der Kreek MD3 and
  4. Jeroen de Wit PharmD3

Published Online: 6 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118338179.ch4

Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety

Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety

How to Cite

Wiersum-Osselton, J., de Kort, W., Marijt-Van der Kreek, T. and de Wit, J. (2012) Setting Up or Consolidating a System for Donor Hemovigilance at the Level of a Blood Establishment, in Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety (eds R. R. P. De Vries and J.-C. Faber), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118338179.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

  2. 5

    Blood Transfusion Service of the Luxembourg Red Cross, Luxembourg

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Coordinator, TRIP Dutch National Hemovigilance Office, The Hague, The Netherlands, and, Senior Donor Physician, Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Donor Services, Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470655276

Online ISBN: 9781118338179

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Keywords:

  • BE and hospital, hemovigilance of blood transfusion chain;
  • system for donor hemovigilance, at blood establishment;
  • donor hemovigilance, distinction from donors of tissues/cells/organs;
  • (re)designing/implementation of donor vigilance system;
  • donor vigilance, within primary blood establishment;
  • donation process and donor hemovigilance;
  • donor complications, being managed appropriately;
  • complication statistics and risk factors;
  • errors (adverse incidents) in donor care;
  • management of complications, documented in SOPs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Products and processes

  • Complications related to blood donation (donor adverse reactions)

  • Errors (adverse incidents) in donor care*

  • Donor post-donation information

  • Counseling and procedures relating to unexpected findings

  • Prerequisites and requirements

  • Preparation

  • Documentation of jobs: Tasks and responsibilities

  • Monitoring and assessment

  • Training and assessment

  • Implementation, evaluation of measures for improvement, and performance indicators

  • Concluding remarks

  • References