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Blood transfusion is one of the most common procedures in patients in hospital so it is imperative that clinicians are knowledgeable about appropriate blood product administration, as well as the signs, symptoms, and management of transfusion reactions. In this Review, we, an international panel, provide a synopsis of the pathophysiology, treatment, and management of each diagnostic category of transfusion reaction using evidence-based recommendations whenever available.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01313-6

Type

Journal article

Journal

Lancet

Publication Date

03/12/2016

Volume

388

Pages

2825 - 2836

Keywords

Blood Transfusion, Evidence-Based Medicine, Humans, Transfusion Reaction