Trauma Blood Transfusion - page 3

Anyone out there ever had the need to give multiple units in an emergency situation where the time for each unit to infuse was less than 15 minutes. I need to know where to find written rules for... Read More

  1. by   deespoohbear
    originally posted by montroyal
    four units of blood in twenty minutes thru a 32 french foley which was placed thru a stab wound in the left ventricle of a patient.

    cool!! i bet that was a sight to see!!
  2. by   OC_An Khe
    Using a three way stop cock and 60cc syringe you can get a unit of wb into a patient in less than a minute, providing you have large bore IV access. Trick I learned while working in an ER in Vietnam.
  3. by   P_RN