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For those who administer blood products via pump, do any of you use Plum 360 pumps?
—————————— Anne Raines, CPHON,MSN,RN Austin, TX —————————— ——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 07-24-2019 04:56 PM From: Angele Phillips Subject: transfusion of blood via pump
All our blood products regardless of volume are infused via the pump (using blood tubing.) If a blood product is in a syringe it is pre-filtered by transfusion medicine and administered using the syringe pump.
Original Message: Sent: 07-24-2019 12:23 AM From: Sarah Hakim Subject: transfusion of blood via pump
Kindly appreciate sharing with me your practice in transfusing blood and blood products via pump.
we added to our policy that pediatric patient less that 40 kg need to have the transfusion running through a pump. So, what we do is we connect the transfusion bag to the patient, we prepare a 60 ml syringe with an extension tube, we withdraw 60 ml after 60 ml of blood from the bag, that is kept attached to the patient, then we run the syringe filled with the blood in a syringe pump (medfusion or alaris) until all the volume is over.
what do you do in your place?
—————————— Sarah Hakim, MSN,RN Clinical Educator Lebanon ——————————