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- Fresh Frozen Plasma
- Adverse Reactions Commonly Associated with Plasma Transfusion: TRALI
- Adverse Reactions Commonly Associated with Plasma Transfusion: TACO
- Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO)
- Summary of Clinical Features that Differentiate TACO from TRALI
- An 86-year-old male patient presented with shortness of breath and systolic hypertension 2 hours after receiving 6 units of FFP. The patient responded...
- Adverse Reactions Commonly Associated with Plasma Transfusions: ATR
- Investigation of Suspected Transfusion-Related Adverse Reactions
Level of instruction: Intermediate
Intended Audience: Medical laboratory scientists, medical technologists, and technicians. This course is also appropriate for medical laboratory science students and pathology residents.
Author information: Sally V. Rudmann, PhD, MLS(ASCP)SBB received her MS in Microbiology & Immunology from Wright State University and her PhD in Education from Ohio State University. She is currently the Accreditation Program Director and Graduate Program Coordinator of the Medical Technology Program at the Ohio State University Medical Center as well as a Professor Emeritus of Medical Technology for the Ohio State University, School of Allied Medical Professionals. She is the author of numerous journal articles, publications, and books about blood banking and transfusion medicine.
Reviewer information: Christine Christopher, MT(ASCP)SBB has over 25 years of experience as a Medical Technologist. She holds a Bachelors degree in Medical Technology from Northern Illinois University and Certification as a Specialist in Blood Bank. She has been employed by Central Dupage Hospital in Winfield, IL as a Medical Technologist and by the College of American Pathologists as an Inspection Specialist in the Laboratory Accreditation Program and as a Technical Assessor for the CAP 15189 ISO program.
Reviewer Information: Rory Huschka, M. Ed., MT(ASCP), has over 20 years of combined experience as a Medical Technologist, Technical Supervisor, Professor, and Manager. He is the former Director of Clinical Laboratory Science and Medical Laboratory Technician Programs at Brookline College. He is currently a Program Director at MediaLab, Inc. Rory holds a BS degree in Medical Technology from North Dakota State University and a Masters in Educational Leadership.