A Study on Day Care Transfusion Services in Transfusion Medicine Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital

Haematology Journal of Bangladesh

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Title A Study on Day Care Transfusion Services in Transfusion Medicine Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital
Creator Parvin, Farida
Quader, Mohammed Abdul
Biswas, Daanish Arefin
Ali, Mohammed
Naznin, Bepasha
Nur, Jannatun
Dipta, Tashmim Farhana
Afrose, Salma
Subject Transfusion Service
Day Care unit
Blood Components
Clinical transfusion practice
Description Background: Transfusion of blood components and derivatives in day care unit is an eminent part of management of transfusion dependent patients. Day care transfusion service is an alternative to hospital admission and beneficial for those patients who receive blood more frequently for their survival. Objective: The aim of present study is to assess Transfusion Services provided in a Day Care Unit (DCU) of a tertiary care hospital. Methodology: This study was carried out in DCU of Transfusion Medicine Department, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, (BSMMU) at Dhaka during January 2014 to December 2014. Data were collected from record registers. Recorded retrospective data were analyzed as percentage and proportion. Results: Total recipients were 718. Among those 424 (59.05%) were male and 294 (40.95%) were female and 562 (78.27%) were between 10 to 40 years. A total of 8587 units of blood components were used during this period. Red Cell Concentrate was most commonly utilized product 6388 (74.39%) followed by Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) 1360 (15.83%), Platelet Concentrate 544 (6.33%), Whole blood 260 (3.05%)
and Cryoprecipitate 35 (0.40%). Transfusion was required more frequently in thalassaemic 365(50.88%) patients. Haemophilia 77(10.72%) and aplastic anaemia patients 49 (6.82%) were next high. The main transfusion reaction observed during transfusion was febrile non-haemolytic reactions. Conclusion: For increasing use of specific blood product and hassle-free transfusion services this kind of day care unit services should be strengthened. Long term study of this kind will help us to develop safe clinical transfusion practice.
Publisher Haematology Society of Bangladesh
Date 2020-05-24
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-Reviewed Article
Format text/html
Identifier https://journal.hematologybd.org/index.php/haematoljbd/article/view/28
Source Haematology Journal of Bangladesh; Vol. 3 No. 01 (2019); 12-15
Language eng
Relation https://journal.hematologybd.org/index.php/haematoljbd/article/view/28/141
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Farida Parvin, Mohammed Abdul Quader, Daanish Arefin Biswas, Mohammed Ali, Bepasha Naznin, Jannatun Nur, Tashmim Farhana Dipta, Salma Afrose

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