Zeitschrift für medizinische und chirurgische Pathologie

Zeitschrift für medizinische und chirurgische Pathologie
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ISSN: 2472-4971


Study of Blood Transfusion Practice at P.D.U. Medical College, Rajkot

Avani S Nimavat*, Amit H Agravat, Gauravi A Dhruva

Introduction: Blood transfusion is a crucial and often life-saving procedure and it is a common care method. Without blood, the management of many medical conditions such as trauma, cardiac surgeries, organ transplantation and obstetric hemorrhage, would have been difficult or nearly impossible. Aims and Objectives: The aim of this study is to correlate component prescribed to the patient with clinical diagnosis of patient. Material and Method: The study was a retrospective study of one year from 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019 carried out in Blood bank, Department of Pathology, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Medical College, Rajkot, Gujarat, India. Data were collected from blood bank requisition form of admitted patient who required transfusion. Result: Total number of blood and blood component utilized during study period were 29802. Female received more transfusion compared to Male. Age group received maximum transfusion was 21-29 years. The most transfused blood component was Red Cell Concentrate (RCC) followed by Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP), Platelet Concentrate (PC) and Whole blood (WB) respectively. Cryoprecipitate were least transfused blood component. Conclusion: This study provides information of pattern of usage of blood and blood components in our hospital. This also enables internal quality control for better functioning of blood bank.