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Synonyms for blood transfusion

the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery

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From this amount, a budget of 637 million rupees was allocated to Sindh tocounter the spread of Transfusion-Transmissible Infections (TTI) caused by unsafe blood transfusions.
The results revealed that men, who received blood transfusions from previously pregnant female donors, were 13 percent more likely to die, compared with men who received blood transfusions from male donors.
In this study they compared 7 g/dL to 9 g/dL as a threshold for blood transfusions in critically ill patients and found that patients tolerated 7 g/dL better than 9 g/dL.
Separate RTI responses from 22 states and union territories confirmed that none of them have conducted any studies on HIV transmitted through blood transfusions.
Blood transfusion requirements and number of hospital visits per annum before and after splenectomy were calculated and results analyzed statistically using SPSS-20.
The purpose of the project is to set up an independent National Safe Blood Transfusion System in Pakistan which enables safe blood transfusions especially for the poorer population.
The objective of our study was to assess the incidence of blood transfusions required in CS and evaluate the rationale of routinely arranging crossmatched blood for every patient.
Background: Due to the floating of the guideline, there is no evidence-based evaluation index on when to start the blood transfusion for patients with hemoglobin (Hb) level between 7 and 10 g/dl.
Therefore, the blood transfusions will be provided now free to all patients," the announcement said.
He also devised various instruments for performing blood transfusions.
Data was collected using a pre-tested questionnaire about: age, gender, department, status of the patient, diagnosis, haemoglobin levels, stated indications of blood transfusions, type of product advised, total number of units arranged and cross-matched, total number of units transfused, and designation of the advising of doctor.
Blood transfusions are among the most common medical procedures experienced by preterm babies, who are often anemic and suffer blood loss.
It is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and in a very small number of cases, spread through blood transfusions, organ transplants, breastfeeding and even during pregnancy from mother to baby.
Hohenhaus (2004) said that blood transfusions are most often used in traumatic anaemia.
In Blood Work, medical professor Holly Tucker traces the history of blood transfusions under the backdrop of the murder case of a Frenchman, Jean-Baptiste Denis, who performed an animal-to-human transfusion on a madman in Paris.