REPLACE - Seven Steps to Remember During A Massive Blood Transfusion

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The amount of blood that a person receives during a massive blood transfusion can cause a set of complications that needs to be addressed concurrently. To remember the principles involved with managing a patient requiring a massive blood transfusion, remember the acronym REPLACE.

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What do I Need to Remember During a Massive Blood Transfusion? At first thought, this seems like an obvious answer: give blood! However, the amount of blood that a person receives during a massive blood transfusion can cause a set of complications that needs to be addressed concurrently.

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Joanne Reading
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Joanne Reading is a clinical educator within the 42-bed ICU at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, which also services critically ill patients from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Women’s Hospital. Joanne holds a critical care graduate certificate and a master of health science with a focus on education. She is also the author of her own nursing education website called 'Blogging for your Noggin'. With a special interest in all things cardiac and respiratory. Joanne is passionate about ensuring that education not only fosters critical thinking but is entertaining in the process!
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