Physicians should be aware of the many clinical manifestations and overlapping symptoms of transfusion reactions. Blood transfusions may cause febrile, dyspneic, or urticarial reactions, which each have specific and varied mechanisms. These reactions may be serious, requiring immediate discontinuation of the transfusion, or easily resolved by proper treatment. Careful monitoring of the patient during and after any blood product transfusion is necessary to detect a life-threatening reaction.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - 1991|
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