BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCTS HNI 364 Professor Patricia Voelpel
BLOOD TYPING • A • B • AB • O • What is Rh factor and what does it mean for transfusions? • Who is the universal donor? • Who is the universal recipient?
BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS • What is my H and H? • Why do I need blood? • What are my responsibilities?
ADMINISTERING BLOOD PRODUCTS • Check the order • Check the blood (How many people and WHO???) • Tubing and fluid • How long is the blood viable? • Do I need to do vital signs?
TRANSFUSION REACTIONS • What will you see? • What do you do????? • What could be the cause? • How do I prevent this from happening again?
OVERVIEW OF ANTI-COAGULATION • What is a PT or PTT? • What is an INR? • What effect does Coumadin and Heparin have on these numbers? • Why do we need to be anti-coagulated?