These seven Clinical Recommendations along with Glossary and Appendices are developed to support clinical practitioners in providing and promoting safe and standardized blood transfusion practices, education, and training.

   
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Preface

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Recommendation 1 - Informed Consent and Authorized Prescribers Order

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Recommendation 2 - Patient Identification and Pre- Transfusion Blood Sample Labelling

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Recommendation 3 - Transport of Blood Components and Products within a Facility

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Recommendation 4 - Patient Identification Prior to Initiation of Transfusion

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Recommendation 5 - Initiation and Termination of Transfusion of Blood Components and Products

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Recommendation 6 - Patient Monitoring during the Transfusion Procedure

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Recommendation 7 - Identification and Management of Transfusion Reactions

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Glossary

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Appendix A - Visual Checklist

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Appendix B - Transfusion Reactions Chart

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Appendix C - Transfusion Reaction Form Guide

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This material has been developed by the PBCO in collaboration with the Nursing Resource Group. The information is intended to be customized by Health Authorities to complement their clinical education.