14. Monitoring a Patient Receiving a Blood Transfusion

  1. Philip Jevon RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE,
  2. Beverley Ewens RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE and
  3. Jagtar Singh Pooni BSc(Hons), MRCP(UK), FRCA
  1. Philip Jevon,
  2. Beverley Ewens and
  3. Jagtar Singh Pooni

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702932.ch14

Monitoring the Critically III Patient

Monitoring the Critically III Patient

How to Cite

Jevon, P., Ewens, B. and Pooni, J. S. (2012) Monitoring a Patient Receiving a Blood Transfusion, in Monitoring the Critically III Patient (eds P. Jevon, B. Ewens and J. S. Pooni), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702932.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337471

Online ISBN: 9781118702932

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Keywords:

  • Acute haemolytic transfusion reactions;
  • Allergic reactions/anaphylaxis;
  • Blood transfusion;
  • Blood warmers;
  • Cryoprecipitate;
  • Fresh frozen plasma (FFP);
  • Infusion pumps;
  • Platelets;
  • Red cells;
  • Transfusion-related lung injury

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Blood Components and Their Uses

  • Importance of Patient Identification

  • Documentation, Traceability and Equipment

  • Monitoring Priorities in a Patient Receiving a Blood Transfusion

  • Adverse Reactions to a Blood Transfusion

  • Conclusion

  • References