An allogeneic product.
A directed donation product.
An autologous product.
A cross-matched product.
Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (Benadryl).
The transfusion to be administered slowly over several hours.
Irradiation of the donor blood.
Human immunodeficiency disease (HIV).
Hepatitis C infection.
Hepatitis B infection.
West Nile viral disease.
This donor blood is incompatible with the patient’s blood.
Premedicating the patient with diphenhydramine hydrochloride (Benadryl) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) will prevent any transfusion reactions or side effects.
This is a compatible match.
The patient is at minimal risk receiving this product since it is the first time he has been transfused with type O. Rh negative blooD.
A complete blood count and differential.
A blood type and crossmatch.
A blood culture and sensitivity.
A blood type and antibody screen.
A small catheter to decrease patient discomfort
The type of IV device the patient has had in the past. which worked well
A large bore catheter
The type of device the physician prefers
The nurse should use the entire 50 milliliter vial.
The nurse should determine the volume to administer from the physician.
This concentration of product should not be used.
The nurse will administer 4 milliliters.
CVADs are less expensive than a peripheral IV.
Once a week administration is possible.
Caustic agents in small veins can be avoided.
The patient or his family can administer the drug at home.
To prevent infiltration of the peripheral line
To reduce the pain and discomfort associated with antibiotic administration in a small vein
To lessen the chance of an allergic reaction to the antibiotic
To attempt to sterilize the catheter and prevent having to remove it