According to blood safety standards, which of the following must be documented?

  1. Vital signs before during, and after transfusion
  2. Person or persons performing patient identity checks
  3. Identity of person beginning the transfusion (transfusionist)
  4. Date and time the transfusion was started and ended
  5. All of the above

Answer: e. All of the above must be documented. These criteria do not vary among international standards.