Case 120 – Update 1!

Thanks for everyone’s contributions. Following recommendations from yourselves our patient  is being managed by a multidisciplinary team and the major haemorrhage protocol has been activated. The only information the clinical team know about our patients that she is called ‘Betty and she is 57 years old (DoB unknown).

Questions:

  1. What patient identifiers are required prior to issuing blood for our patient?
  2. What blood / blood products would you want in the major haemorrhage packs?
  3. What group / special requirements are required for the blood / blood products prior to establishing the patients blood group / antibody status?

 

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