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Blood Component Administration

As well as the information on this site, the administration of blood products is guided by the related procedures in the Regional Nursing Policy and Procedure Manual. This includes information on administration sets, needle size and infusion rates. Provincial Policy Transfusion of Blood Components and Products PS-59-03  includes information about the following:

  • Pretransfusion testing
  • Transfusion identification bands
  • Issuing of blood components/ products
  • Administration of blood components/ products
  • Performing checks prior to transfusion
  • Transfusion reactions

Also see Blood Component Information Sheets.

TSO1307 Testing and Availability Times for Pick-up of Blood Componenets at ACH, FMC, PLC, RGH, or SHC Transfusion Medicine

TSO1329 Check the Tag to the Bag