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2021 AABB Annual Meeting On-Demand

AM21-10: Exploring Atypical and Complex Transfusion Reactions: Learning through Case Studies


Oct 17, 2021 3:45pm ‐ Oct 17, 2021 4:45pm



Credits: None available.

Members: $20.00
Standard: $25.00

Description

This session will focus on atypical, complex and combination transfusion reactions including patients presenting with unusual symptoms, with a history of complex underlying illness and with delayed onset of symptoms. Using archived case materials from multiple institutions, the attendees will be presented cases fully investigated by the Blood Bank and further enhanced by an indepth review of the patients electronic medical record. Case studies will be presented using a structured format allowing for attendee participation in determining adverse reaction category, imputability and severity of the reaction as per CDC NHSN Biovigilance Component Hemovigilance Module Surveillance Protocol.


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Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize and discuss the Blood Bank role in the work-up of complex transfusion reactions.
  • Describe the steps in management and prevention of transfusion reactions.
  • Define and classify atypical and combination reactions according to the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network Hemovigilance Module Surveillance Protocol.

Speaker(s):

Disclosures

  • Sajjad Hassan, MD : Nothing to Disclose
  • David Unold : Nothing to Disclose

Credits Available


AM21-10: Exploring Atypical and Complex Transfusion Reactions: Learning through Case Studies Evaluation

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