Volume 7 Issue 12 (December, 2019)

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Clinical and demographic profile of blood transfusion recipients in tertiary care centre
Snigdha Mukharji, A. Pandit, Sudhamani S.

Background: Blood transfusion plays important role in medical and surgical practice. The present study assessed clinical and demographic profile of blood transfusion recipients. Materials & Methods: It comprised of 128 blood transfusion recipients of both genders. Ethical clearance was taken prior to the study. All patients were informed regarding the study and written consent was obtained. General information such as name, age, gender etc. was recorded. Data such as blood group, product requested, ward and clinical diagnosis was obtained. Results thus obtained were subjected to statistical analysis. Results: Out of 128 recipients, males were 61 and females were 67. Maximum recipients were of A+ (67) followed by O+ (50), B+ (3) respectively. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Clinical wards of recipients was medical in 3, orthopedics in 31, surgical in 42, gynae in 20, casualty in 15, ENT in 10 and pediatrics in 7 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Most of the patients were A+ recipients. Maximum cases of blood transfusion were seen in surgical ward. Key words: Blood transfusion, Surgical, Medical.

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