hemovigilance

hemovigilance

(hē″mō-vij′ĭ-lăns) [ hemo- + vigilance]
Monitoring of possible adverse effects associated with blood transfusion therapy. It is directed at improving blood transfusion safety.
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Recognizing adverse transfusion reactions and reporting to the platelet supplier and hemovigilance systems is crucial for public health practitioners to detect and prevent sepsis associated with contaminated platelets.
It is also believed that, despite the implemented surveillance and hemovigilance protocols and improvements in diagnostic tests, many WNV-like symptoms were undiagnosed, or the routes of infection were not investigated.
After ensuring this primary objective, subsequent inspections should focus on improving the technical standards, practices, donor management, voluntary blood donations, quality of consumables, automation, rational use of blood, component therapy, hemovigilance, data management, etc.
In the past seven years, the committee has authored guidelines on good transfusion practice (released in 2012), and developed a hemovigilance program (in 2015) that included the national blood donor questionnaire.
National Healthcare Safety Network Biovigilance Component Hemovigilance Module Surveillance Protocol.
Renaudier, "Dix-sept ans d'hemovigilance en France : bilan, perspectives," Transfusion Clinique et Biologique, vol.
Asher, "Serious hazards of transfusion: a decade of hemovigilance in the UK," Transfusion Medicine Reviews, vol.
It is important to note that ministerial orders that deal with hospital-based Epidemiological Surveillance emphasize the importance of the interface between Epidemiological Surveillance and CCIH, risk management (hemovigilance, technovigilance, and pharmacovigilance), deaths surveillance, and workers' health, among others (15,19).
The Centralized Hemovigilance Program improves the quality of the blood transfusion chain, primarily focusing on safety.