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Case Study 05 - Discussion Part 4 - Answer (Question 2)

List the immediate steps to take whenever a transfusion is suspected.

Whenever a transfusion reaction is suspected:

  1. Stop the transfusion immediately
  2. Maintain intravenous access maintained with 0.9% saline
  3. Check the identity and compatibility of patient and donor
  4. Seek medical help
  5. Notify the transfusion service that a suspected transfusion reaction has occurred
  6. Investigate according to hospital policies and procedures
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