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Uribe NA, Leo AGE, López AR
System of monitoring and policies of consumption and reasoned use of blood are indispensable in the UCI
Rev Asoc Mex Med Crit y Ter Int 2007; 21 (1)
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Introduction: System of monitoring and policies of consumption and reasoned use of blood are indispensable in the UCI.
Objective: To determine incidence and IRDSH in a ICU of a HGR in Querétaro.
Material and methods: Retrospective observational study of cohorte.
Main results: 229 patients entered, 54 received 590 units: 157 Packed Red Cell, 308 Fresh Frozen Plasma, 104 packed platelets, 4 units of platelets from apheresis and 16 cryoprecipitates ones. Incidence of transfusions: 23.58; the IRDSH: 161.64 mL/bed/day. The most frequent diagnoses: Sepsis (27.78%) and HELLP (12.96%). Time of average requirement of blood: 6.26 days. When stratifying the patients with obstetrical complications, these used more Platelet than the rest of the patients (p‹ 0.05) who required more Packed Red Cell and Fresh Frozen Plasma (p ‹ 0.05).
Conclusions: One of each five patients in critical state required transfusion, the IRDSH is 2.69 times greater to the rest of the hospital, the revision of policies of donation promotion and use reasoned of blood, must include the analysis stratified by groups of high demand.
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