Nurses need to be able to recognize and respond to transfusion reactions

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However, every transfusion recipient runs the risk of developing a transfusion reaction or adverse event” DeLisle (2018).

Blood transfusions can be lifesaving. The majority are completed without incident. However, every transfusion recipient runs the risk of developing a transfusion reaction or adverse event. These reactions can be acute, occurring during or soon after transfusion, or delayed, occurring days to weeks later. Nurses need to be able to recognize and respond to these reactions appropriately.

Reference:

DeLisle, J. (2018) Is This a Blood Transfusion Reaction? Don’t Hesitate; Check It Out. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 41(1), p.43–51.

doi: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000261

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