Flashcards in Transfusion Medicine Deck (14):
Transfusion related to immune mediated lung injury
Classes of unstable angina?
Class I: new or worsened angina not at rest
Class II: angina at rest more than 2 days ago
Class III: angina at rest within the last 2 days
Primary angina versus secondary angina versus post infarction angina?
Without extra cardiac condition
non-coronary precipitant (anemia, thyrotoxicosis, infection)
within two weeks post MI
Definition of anemia?
Hemoglobin <13 in men
Indications for packed red blood cell transfusion?
Surgery, Anemia with an organ effects (syncope, angina), hemodynamic compromise
Viruses that can be passed with transfusion?
Hepatitis B >hepatitis C >human T cell lymphocytic virus >HIV
Acute hemolytic reaction to transfusion may present with?
Find pain, hemoglobinuria, fever, hypotension
Each unit of packed red blood cells has how much volume? How much iron?
300 mL; 250 mg
Salvage intraoperative blood loss which is then transfused back into patient
When to transfuse platelets? Each unit of platelets increases platelet count by?
Platelets <50,000 and bleeding
5000 - 10,000
Often given to members or friends anticoagulation?
Fresh frozen plasma
Treatment for patients with hemophilia and vW disease?
The role of IVIG in patients with ITP? Anticipate adverse effect in which patients?
Block reticuloendothelial system and transiently elevated platelets
Patients with IgA deficiency – IVIg or FFP can cause anaphylaxis