7. Medical Decision, Ordering, Administration of Component, and Monitoring of the Patient

  1. René R. P. De Vries MD7 and
  2. Jean-Claude Faber MD8
  1. Mickey B.C. Koh MD, PhD, FRCPath1,2,3,
  2. Ramir Alcantara MD3,
  3. Mark Grumbridge RGN BSc Dip N4 and
  4. Ai Leen Ang MD, FRCPath5,6

Published Online: 6 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118338179.ch7

Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety

Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety

How to Cite

Koh, M. B.C., Alcantara, R., Grumbridge, M. and Ang, A. L. (2012) Medical Decision, Ordering, Administration of Component, and Monitoring of the Patient, 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.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 7

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

  2. 8

    Blood Transfusion Service of the Luxembourg Red Cross, Luxembourg

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stem Cell Transplant Programme, St George's Hospital and Medical School, London, UK

  2. 2

    Cell Therapy Facility, Health Sciences Authority, Singapore

  3. 3

    Blood Services Group, Health Sciences Authority, Singapore

  4. 4

    Department of Haematology, St George's Hospital and Medical School, London, UK

  5. 5

    Health Sciences Authority, Singapore

  6. 6

    Department of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

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:

  • medical decision, ordering, of component, patient monitoring;
  • optimal, appropriate use of blood products;
  • quality system, examining organizational structure;
  • setting standards/guidelines for transfusion;
  • MSBOS, and standard operating procedures;
  • hospital committee, following transfusion guidelines/policies;
  • information on blood usage deviation, from hospital guidelines;
  • benchmarking against other comparative practices;
  • transfusion traceability, Blood Safety and Quality Regulations 2005;
  • established hemovigilance surveillance system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Medical decision and ordering

  • Blood administration and monitoring

  • Conclusions

  • References