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Blood components and plasma derived blood products can save lives and provide clinical benefit to many patients if appropriately used. The decision to transfuse is a prescribing doctor’s responsibility.
As the prescribing clinician, you should ensure that blood component therapy is given only when clearly indicated. In addition, make sure your patient is monitored during the transfusion.
To support your decision of transfusing blood components, refer to the checklist for prescribing clinicians.
We recommend that you administer transfusions according to the Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Use of Blood Components.(1)
Read the use of specific blood components:
Always remember that successful and safe transfusion practice depends on administering a quality blood component of the right type, in the right amount, in the right way, at the right time to the right patient.