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transfusion

the injection of blood, blood plasma, etc., into the blood vessels of a patient
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transfusion

[tranz′fyü·zhən]
(medicine)
The administration of blood, or one of its components, as a part of treatment.
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That means that canine blood should not be used to transfuse a cat except in extreme emergencies.
"In districts where there are no blood banks, Thalassaemia patients have to get his/ her own blood donor and many a times the local doctors, without even checking the donor's blood group, transfuse blood immediately.
When physicians rush to transfuse, they deprive patients of better options, he said.
How do I encourage clinicians to transfuse mismatched blood to patients with autoimmune hemolytic anemia in urgent situations?
AABB published transfusion guidelines in March in the Annals of Internal Medicine noting that doctors aren't consistent when deciding when to transfuse. Among other recommendations, AABB recommended lowering the hemoglobin level, which typically triggers a decision to transfuse to 7 to 8 g/dl instead of 10 g/dl in stable patients.
The court held, inter alia, that Memorial's failure to immediately transfuse Claudia, together with the fact that its lab personnel were not as responsive as they should have been in seeing to it that the blood products ordered were made available in a timely manner, led to jury's finding that Memorial was 100% at fault and both Drs.
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The CRASH-2 study authors suggest that these findings could relate either to decisions to transfuse made early in the patients' treatment or to the fact that reduced mortality in the intervention group led to increased stays during which transfusions could be given.
The technique used to transfuse varied, from simply using a metal syringe, to an apparatus termed 'the gravitator' in which the blood was run into the vein via a funnel attached to a length of tubing.
It makes intuitive sense to transfuse whole blood in the massively bleeding patient since that is exactly what the patient is losing.
Schexneider (transfusion medicine, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth) offers a manual for physicians of all levels, as well as students, who are preparing to transfuse patients who are anemic, coagulopathic, thrombocytopenic, having complex problems, obstetric, pediatric, and neonatal.