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Introduction: Blood transfusion is a life saving process and a complex phenomenon. Judicial use of blood and its components is the need of the hour. Objectives: The present study was planned with the objective to assess the appropriateness of blood transfusions in patients admitted in the hospital as per WHO guidelines. Materials and Methods: A crossectional study was conducted at tertiary care hospital for a period of one and a half years. Records of patients from blood bank were evaluated to collect data. MS Excel was used to enter the data and IBM SPSS Statistics for Windows (version 20.0) was used to analyse the data.
Results: Overall prevalence rate of appropriate use of blood component is 62.63%. Conclusions: Retrospective audits are effective tool to increase rational use of blood by identifying areas requiring intervention to change transfusion practice
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Blood transfusion, packed cell volume, Fresh frozen plasma, whole blood
Chordia R Dr, Shemar D Dr.
Rational use of blood and blood components in a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Crossectional study..
Digital Journal of Clinical Medicine.
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