II. Types: Packed Red Blood Cells (pRBC)

  1. Contains 200-250 ml per unit
  2. Increases Hematocrit 3% per unit
  3. Increases Hemoglobin 1 gram/dl per unit
  4. Indication
    1. Hypovolemic shock despite 40 ml/kg crystalloid
    2. Coagulopathy

III. Types: Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)

  1. Contains 200-250 ml per unit
    1. Contains all Clotting Factors
    2. Does not contain platelets
  2. Dosing: 10-15 ml/kg
  3. Increases Fibrinogen 7-10 mg/dl per unit

IV. Types: Cryoprecipitate

  1. Contains 50 ml/unit
    1. Contains Fibrinogen
    2. Contains Factors V, VIII, XIII, vWF
  2. Increases Fibrinogen 70 mg/dl in 70 kg/10 pack

V. Types: Platelets

  1. Contains 50 ml/unit
  2. Increases platelets 30,000/ul per 2.0 m2 BSA per 6 pack

VI. Adverse Reactions

  1. Hypothermia (warm Blood Products before infusion)
  2. Hypocalcemia
  3. Transfusion reactions

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