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transfusion

[trans-few-zhun] blood or blood products that are given into a vein (intravenous or IV). Most such products are taken from unrelated donors and tested for disease before use, but a person can donate their own blood ahead of time to be given during certain planned surgeries or procedures.

Blood Product Donation and Transfusion

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Transfusions of blood and blood products temporarily replace parts of the ...

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What are transfusions?

... A transfusion (trans-few-zhun) is putting blood or some part of it in a vein
through an intravenous (IV) line. Transfusions of blood and blood products ...

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Types of transfusions

... serious infections. And WBC transfusions can also cause a fever known
as a febrile transfusion reaction. They can sometimes ...

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How blood transfusions are done

... & Treatment » Treatments and Side Effects » Treatment Types » Blood Product
Donation and Transfusion » How blood transfusions are done. ...

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Alternatives to blood transfusions

... & Treatment » Treatments and Side Effects » Treatment Types » Blood Product
Donation and Transfusion » Alternatives to blood transfusions. ...

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Possible risks of blood transfusions

... You should report any that happen in the next few days, too. Transfusion
reactions. Blood transfusions sometimes cause transfusion reactions. ...

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Blood Transfusion and Donation

... And WBC transfusions can also cause a fever known as a febrile transfusion
reaction. ... Blood transfusions sometimes cause transfusion reactions. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002989-pdf.pdf

References

... Current risk for transfusion transmitted infections. Curr Opin Hematol.
2007;14:671-676. Domen RE. Blood Product Transfusions in the Hematologic ...

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Blood Product Donation and Transfusion

... Blood Transfusion and Donation. Download Printable Version [PDF]».
Transfusions of blood and blood products temporarily replace parts of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/