Fy15: Tele-ICU Blood Transfusion Policy Review

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Fy15: Tele-ICU Blood Transfusion Policy Review

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Asking a patient their last name and last four digits of thier social security number constitutes proper identificaion? TRUE or FALSE
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Labeling blood tubes at the nurses' station is the proper place for this action.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Signs and symptoms of blood transfusion reaction include [CHECK ALL THAT APPLY]
    • A. 

      Fever with or without chills

    • B. 

      Tachycardia and/or tachypnea and dyspnea

    • C. 

      Hives or rash to the patient's trunk and back

    • D. 

      Sudden change in BP

    • E. 

      Wheezing

    • F. 

      Improvement of the hemoglobin and hematocrit values

  • 4. 
    What are the nurse's actions for a patient experiencing a blood transfusion reaction? [CHECK ALL THAT APPLY]
    • A. 

      Stop the transfusion

    • B. 

      Notifiy the MD and Blood Bank

    • C. 

      Obtain four, seven ml lavender tubes from a site distant from the infusion. Label as immediate post-transfusion reaction with patients full name, full social security number, and signature of the person drawing the blood with date and time

    • D. 

      Return the blood bag, transfusion set and patient samples to the Blood Bank with the completed Blood Transfusion Record Form

    • E. 

      Report the suspected reaction to Quality Management by calling the Patient Safety Hotline

  • 5. 
    As the person taking the test, I verify that I am the person who is signed onto this test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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