Basic transfusion management in children


Oezdemir G. N. , Apak H.

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.44, ss.19-23, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 44
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.19-23

Özet

Blood transfusion is an important part of the treatment of children cared by general pediatricians, hematologists, oncologists and surgeons. Transfusion carry many risks including transfusion related infections and adverse reactions. Physicians prescribing blood and blood components should have a basic understanding of the right indications for transfusion, correct storage conditions and management of adverse reactions. The purpose of this article is to cover basic transfusion strategies and "appropriate use" of blood and blood components. (Turk Arch Ped 2009; 44 Suppl: 19-23)