Transfusing blood products is a high-risk procedure that requires careful attention to detail and excellent patient assessment skills. For this reason, any time you administer blood products you will be doing it with another RN to ensure all the safety checks have been conducted. Whether you’re a nurse wanting to boost your confidence in this area, or a student preparing for a blood transfusion check-off, this lesson is a great review of the key things you need to know. You’ll learn:
- The different types of blood products
- ABO compatibility
- The steps for performing a blood transfusion
- The signs of a transfusion reaction
- What to do when a reaction occurs
- How to monitor your patient after the transfusion
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