Section 58-2.18 - Records to be kept when blood or blood component transfusions are performed

58-2.18 Records to be kept when blood or blood component transfusions are performed. The following information shall be included on the recipient's chart or in records maintained in the blood bank:

(a) date of the transfusion;

(b) name(s) of the person(s) who performed the transfusion and who attended the recipient during the transfusion;

(c) for each unit:

(1) blood component transfused;

(2) unit identification code;

(3) unit ABO and Rh groups;

(4) start time and completion time; and

(5) description of any adverse reaction and the results of related investigation.

(d) in the case of emergency issuance of uncrossmatched blood, the signature of the physician authorizing such emergency release.

Effective Date: 
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Doc Status: 
Complete