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The INR and FFP

Is This a Good Relationship with Regard to Transfusion Practice?



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INR, FFP & Bleeding, cont.

Slide 21

December 2008

A prospective audit of all FFP transfusions from September 2, 2004 to June 30, 2005 was conducted at the Massachusetts General Hospital. During this time period, 1,091 units of FFP were transfused to patients with a PT of 13.1-17 seconds prior to transfusion. 471 of these 1,091 units were followed by a PT measurement within 8 hours of the transfusion. These 471 units were transfused to 121 different patients and 324 units were transfused during the first transfusion episode.

INR, FFP & Bleeding, cont.

 


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