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What Hemoglobin Level For Women Needs A Blood Transfusion
Spectrometry: Hemoglobin absorbs light at a certain wavelength. The amount of absorbance is proportional to the level of hemoglobin. The absorption in a given sample of blood is compared to standards to determine the level of hemoglobin in that sample. ...Read more
Information: The norma range is 80-110 mg%.Get a more detailed answer ›
No definite level: This is a complex question. We would need to know what is the patient's problem . If there is no immediate surgical issue, then transfusions are given if there are symptoms like chest pain. If there is blood loss during surgery, then indications are different. At our hospital, the medical staff has said there should be no transfusions unless the hemoglobin less than 8 gm/dl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a patient loses 50ml of blood during surgery, would that require a blood transfusion? How much blood loss must occur to require a blood transfusion
Generally, No: However, it all depends on what the patient's hemoglobin/hematocrit was prior to surgery. If the patient was already anemic and was losing blood fast, then perhaps the anesthesiologist would order a unit of blood. Whether or not a transfusion is necessary depends on the individual's hemoglobin/hematocrit level more than how much blood is lost. Some people have a lot to spare, and others none. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to check ferritin levels in someone taking a lot of prbc transfusions? Is 2000 a logical value after about 50 prbcs transfused?
IV bag: Blood is collected by IV into a specialized, sealed, sterile plastic bag containing an anti-coagulant. It is then refrigerated (after blood typing and testing for infections) until needed. The shelf life is 21-35 days depending on the preservative used (anti-coagulant). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends on Sympto: Most people do not need blood transfusion until their hemoglobin(hb) drops to 8 grams or less. Hematocrit number is 3 times of hb...So anything less than 25% or less. But it also depends on your symptoms (weakness/tiredness, dizziness, short of breath)and if the blod may recover soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Information: 80- 120 mb% depending on the lab. ...Read more
What if you have 13.5 creatinine levels and 8.5 hemoglobin level what is needed only blood tranfusion or dialysis?thank you i hope for response!
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