Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2012) Volume 16, Issue 1

Utility of blood components in paediatric patients. An audit.

We studied and analysed 688 transfusion episodes for different blood components at Sher-IKashmir institute of medical sciences, Soura Srinagar Kashmir. Out of 688 transfusion episodes for different components 170(24.7%) of episodes were detected inappropriate. Highest inappropriate use was detected for FFP in 90(46.4%).Paediatric surgery had the highest inappropriate use of blood components and were present in 45(32%) episodes.

Author(s): Abdul Wahid Bhat, Rubina Aziz, Charoo Bashir Ahmed, Sheikh Irshad Ahmed

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