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Case Study 05 - Discussion Part 3 - Answer (Question 2)
 

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Case Study 05 - Discussion Part 3 - Answer (Question 2)

Do blood safety standards require that two health professionals verify patient identity prior to transfusion?

No. Although many facilities require a 2-person identity check prior to transfusion, international standards do not require this. Canadian CSTM Standards refer to the "transfusionist" in the singular; BCSH guidelines recommend a 1-person check.

 

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