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1

What is the universal donor type for red cells vs. plasma?

- Red cells = O negative

- Plasma = AB

2

Pt is chronically ill and symptomatically anemic (SOB, chest pain, tachy) with Hgb <7, what do you transfuse?

1 unit of red cells --> anticipate Hgb ↑ 1

3

Non-trauma patient has significant chronic coagulopathy; what do you transfuse?

Give 1 unit of FFP

4

Pt needs emergent warfarin reversal (i.e., elderly pt w/ expanding subdural hematoma and INR =3); what do you transfuse?

Give PCC

5

Which blood type does this forward and reverse type result indicate?

Type O-

6

What does this forward and reverse type result indicate about the type of blood?

This is AB+ blood

7

What is this patients blood type?

A positive

8

What are 2 risks when transfusing red cells?

Transfusion reactions 2/2 ABO incompatibility and alloimmunization

9

Which type of transfusion reaction is of greater risk with plasma transfusion (FFP)?

Allergic rxns

10

In trauma patient who is hemodynamically unstable (per vitals) what do you transfuse?

1:1 ratio of red cells to plasma