The following ePerformance Snippets are brief, five minute interactive videos that offer front line providers and technologists with meaningful and current clinical knowledge related to transfusion medicine.

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Pt identification for pre-transfusion sample.

Pt identification for pre-transfusion sample.

This Job Aid illustrates the steps involved in patient identification when collecting the pre-transfusion sample.


Pt Identification at Time of Transfusion

Pt Identification at Time of Transfusion

This snippet outlines the steps in patient identification and outlines the transfusion pre-checks required prior to the administration of blood components or plasma protein products.

 

Pre-Transfusion Testing

This educational video will cover practice points related to pre-transfusion testing including ABO grouping, Antiboby screening and crossmatching.

 

Emergency Blood Administration

Emergency Blood Administration

The following video outlines the procedural steps involved in administering emergency UN-Crossmatched red blood cell components. Additional skills found in the Patient Identification at Time of Administration and Pre-Transfusion Testing Snippets are an excellent addendum to this snippet.


TRALI – Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury Snippet

This snippet is intended for clinicians who manage patients receiving transfusions. You will learn the practice points related to transfusion reactions with particular attention to respiratory complications related to transfusion.


Product/Component Modification

This video will discuss the practice points related to post-production modification of blood components, with particular attention to washing and irradiation of red cell, platelet, and plasma units.

 

 


Thawing Frozen Products

Blood Bank laboratory personnel can watch this snippet to learn how to correctly thaw blood components.