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TransfusionAdministration rates for blood, blood products, PCC and factor concentrates


TransfusionRed cells
     - Must be started within 30 minutes of removal from Issue Fridge.
     - Must go through blood giving set (has a filter). Ideally through a pump but not necessary.
     - Except in emergency situations infusion time is 1½ hours – 4 hours.
 
TransfusionFresh frozen plasma
     - Must be started within 30 minutes of removal from Issue Fridge.
     - Must go through blood giving set (has a filter).
     - Infusion time is 30 minutes per bag. All units must be given within 4 hours of defrosting.
 
TransfusionCryoprecipitate
     - Must be commenced as soon as possible.
     - Must go through blood giving set (has a filter).
     - Infusion time is stat.
 
TransfusionPlatelets
     - Must be commenced as soon as possible after removal from the incubator.
     - Must go through blood giving set (has a filter).
     - Maximum infusion time is 30 minutes.
 
TransfusionrV11a
     - Bolus intravenous injection, administration rate of 2-5 mins. Should be Anaesthetist.
 
TransfusionOctaplex
     - Bolus intravenous injection. All equipment needed to reconstitute is supplied.
     - Administration rate is 2-3 mL/minute.
 
TransfusionHaemate P
     - Bolus intravenous injection. All equipment needed to reconstitute is supplied.
     - Administration rate must not exceed 4 mL/minute.
 
TransfusionBenefix
     - Bolus intravenous injection over several minutes. All equipment needed to reconstitute is supplied.
 
TransfusionFeiba
     - Bolus intravenous injection. All equipment needed to reconstitute is supplied.
     - Administration rate is 2 iu/kg/minute
                      e.g. Patient weighs 70 kg and requires 2000 iu. 
                                140 iu = 1 minute
                                2000 iu = 14½ minutes
TransfusionFactor XI
     - Bolus intravenous injection administered over several minutes (approx 5 mins).
 
TransfusionAdvate
     - Bolus intravenous injection. All equipment needed to reconstitute is supplied. 
     - Administration rate is no more than 10 mL/minute.
 
    

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