packed red cells


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packed red cells

Transfusion medicine A concentrated unit of RBCs prepared from a unit of whole blood by removing plasma Indications Active bleeding, excess intraoperative blood loss, low 'pre-op' or 'post-op' Hcts, chronic anemias–eg, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, chemotherapy, dialysis, blood exchange. See CPDA-1, Quad pack, Single unit transfusion, Storage lesions, Whole blood.
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Of the blood transfusions given, maximum were of packed red cell (47.15%) followed by whole blood (43.06%).
Reporting the frequency of their crises, hospitalization and packed red cells transfusion every month for six months.
Finally, they would start receiving packed red cells and FFP in a 1:1 ratio, Dr.
After the circuit was primed, the fluid was circulated to achieve adequate oxygenation, reversal of acidosis and warming of donor packed red cells. The prime fluid was then analysed and noted to have a pH of 7.5 with haematocrit of 25%, and potassium 3.5 mmol/dl.
PLP concentrations in red cells were adjusted to Hb rather than to volume of packed red cells because accurate pipetting of packed red cells is difficult and affects precision.
The baby was successfully treated with exchange transfusion of Kellnegative packed red cells, and was discharged on postnatal 30.
This necessitated the transfusion of six units of packed red cells (1,800 ml), two units of platelets and three units of fresh frozen plasma (600 ml) to maintain normal [DELTA] down.
One unit of TPMT activity represents the formation of 1 nmol of Me6-MP per hour per milliliter of packed red cells at 37 [degrees]C.
If the patient is to receive packed red cells, the nurse fills in either the estimated amount of blood loss or the patient's most recent hemoglobin test result.
Then twenty (20) [micro]l of the packed red cells was diluted with 150 [micro]l of the haemolyzing reagent, mixed gently and left for at least 5 min, then the power supply was disconnected.
The limit of quantification, defined as 10 times the signal-to-noise ratio, was 7 [micro]g/L TDP (300 pg on column) for both whole blood and packed red cells.