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  1. Transfusion Quiz Sampling

  2. Q1. When taking a blood sample for transfusion purposes you must label the sample tube ..... Before you take the blood sample After taking the sample at the nurse’s station At the notes trolley, with details from the notesDoctors After taking the sample at patients bedside

  3. Q2. Name 3 patient identifiers that must be on samples used for Transfusion? Surname, Hospital Number, NHS Number and Age Name, ward and gender Name, DOB and Hospital Number/NHS Number Name, Address and DOB

  4. Q3. What information is NOT required on a hospital wristband to identify the patient? First Name Last Name Ward Date of birth

  5. Q4. Where do the majority of errors occur nationally? In the ward Manager’s office In the laboratory At the patient’s bedside Removing blood from the blood fridge

  6. Q5. Transfusion samples have to be: Collected and labelled by the same person at the nursing station Collected by the Doctor and labelled by the Nurse at the site of collection Collected and labelled by the same person at the site of collection Collected and labelled by the same person from the patient’s case notes

  7. Q6. Finish the sentence: “ No wristband – No......” Drink Dinner Transfusion Television

  8. Q7. “ Labelling of samples” errors usually happen because: The patient had somebody else’s wristband on The request form was not checked correctly The patient identification was not checked The patient was awkward

  9. Q8. How frequently are staff in sampling blood for G & S and crossmatches to have their skills competency assessed? Yearly Once only Every Three years Every 6 months

  10. Q9. If the patient is unconscious or cannot tell you their name, what should you do? Ask the patient next door who they are Refuse to take a sample Take the identification information from the medical notes Take the identification information from the wristband

  11. Q10. Which of the following is NOT needed on the request form? Patient’s blood group Past transfusion history Reason for request Diagnosis

  12. Q11. Which of the following is NOT true? Hospitals should have policy for the requesting of special blood products Addressograph labels can be used for sample labelling Hospitals should have a policy for dealing with inadequately labelled samples and request forms Special requirements should be on the request form

  13. Q12. If a patient’s wristband is removed, for example to insert a cannula, whose responsibility is it to resite it? The person taking the sample of blood The doctor The person who removed it The nurse

  14. Q13. SHOT stands for: Serious hazards of transfusion Serious hazards of temperatures Scenarios on the hazards of transfusion Series of hazards in transfusion

  15. Q14. Written patient consent is required for which of the following activities? Taking a blood sample Inserting a cannula Having a routine operation Giving a blood transfusion

  16. Q15. If you are unsure about a patient’s identity or have a query about the request form, what should you NOT do? Ask the patient in the next bed Take the sample anyway Ask the nurses or doctors on the ward Ask the patient

  17. Q16. If a patient asks you why they might need a blood transfusion, what must you NOT do? Give them their medical notes to read through Give them a patient information leaflet Say you are not sure and that they will have to ask someone else Ask them to ask the doctor or nurse caring for them

  18. Q17. What is donor blood NOT routinely tested for in the UK? HIV Hepatitis B Hepatitis A Hepatitis C

  19. Q18. If someone wanted to become a blood donor who should they ask for more information? Local County Council National Patient Safety Agency Hospital Transfusion Laboratory National Blood Service

  20. Q19. Currently if someone has a blood transfusion can they become a blood donor when they recover? It depends on their age Yes It depends on their medical condition No