Flashcards in Blood Transfusions Deck (24)
What can happen if the liver can't handle cleanup?
Shock, kidney shut down, cardiac arrest, death
How many blood types are there?
What blood type are 50-60% of dogs?
Most _______ are universal donors
What type are universal donors?
Average amount of blood donated.
Should never exceed _____ Mls/kg when donating
Types of cat blood?
A, B, AB
Most common feline blood type?
Average amount of blood given for feline donor.
Max amount for a feline donor to give.
How does cross matching work?
Mixing RBCs and plasma from donor and recipient to look for agglutination reactions
Why does the second transition cause issues?
Antibodies are stronger so they are stronger to attack
Products used to transfuse.
Fresh whole blood, packed RBCs, fresh frozen plasma, frozen plasma, platelet rich plasma
What can we use whole blood for?
Anemia, surgical bleeding, bleeding disorder
What are packed RBCs used for?
Hemolytic anemia, non regenerative anemia- more oxygen support
What is fresh frozen plasma used for?
If they need clotting factors
What do we use platelet rich plasma for?
How long do most transfusions take?
Transfusion reaction examples.
Fever, vomiting, facial edema, hives, shock, dyspnea
Two ways to give blood.
IV, intraocceous if needed
How often do we monitor?
Every five minutes for 15 minutes. Then Every 30 minutes
Blood product at body temp, administration set, blood pump