Volume 21, Issue 5 (Dec - Jan 2017)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2017, 21(5): 77-72 | Back to browse issues page

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Ansarinejad N, Abbasi B, Fardad F, Namdar P, Ramim T. Assessment of request, distribution and using of fresh frozen plasma in Hospital’s Emergency Department in Rasool Akram Hospital. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2017; 21 (5) :77-72
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-2479-en.html
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Background: Uncontrolled prescribing of blood products can cause reduce blood bank reserves and inappropriate distribution of blood products.
Objective: The goal of this study was to determine of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) transfusion indicators in emergency department.
Methods: A cross-sectional study was done in patients admitted to the emergency department of Rasoul Akram, Tehran, Iran for one year (September 2016 to 2017).
Findings: Seventy patients (47M/23F) were assessed with the mean age 57.96±18.22 years. Totally 294 units of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) were requested for patients and 93 units (31.64%) were used. The most indication for FFP unit request was acute and chronic anemia.
Conclusion: Transfusion rate and index were within acceptable limits, while the crossmatch to transfusion ratio (C/T) was undesirable.
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