Warming the blood prior transfusion.
Informing the client that the transfusion usually takes 4 to 6 hours.
Documenting blood administration in the client chart.
Instructing the client to report any itching. chest pain. or dyspnea.
Intake and output.
NPO standing order.
Provide clotting factors and volume expansion.
Increase hemoglobin. hematocrit. and neutrophil levels.
Treat platelet dysfunction.
Polyvol Pro Burette Set.
Tubing with an in-line filter.
Blood identification number.
Blood expiration date.
0.9% sodium chloride.
5% dextrose in 0.9% sodium chloride.
Balanced Multiple Maintenance Solution with 5% Dextrose.
5% dextrose in 0.45% sodium chloride.
Place the client on droplight.
Check the client’s temperature.
Stop the transfusion.
Run a solution of 5% dextrose in water.
Run normal saline at a keep-vein-open rate.
Remove the IV line.
Fast drip 200ml normal saline.
Less frequent febrile episodes.
Increased level of hematocrit.
Less episodes of bleeding.
Increased level of hemoglobin.
Delayed transfusion reaction.
Give an antipyretic and begin the transfusion.
Proceed with the transfusion.
Administer an antihistamine and begin the transfusion.
Delay hanging the blood and inform the physician.
Request that any donated blood be screened twice by the blood bank.
Take iron supplement prior the surgery and eat green leafy vegetables.
Do an autologous blood donation.
Have a family member donate their own blood.
White blood cell count.