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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Demographic characteristics and clinical findings of the patients who received RBC transfusion immediately released without crossmatching by the emergency transfusion protocol levels 2 and 3

Cases Units


n % n %
Total 98     407  
Sex          
M 66 67.35%   286 70.27%
F 32 32.65%   121 29.73%
Age          
<19 4 4.08%   9 2.21%
19∼65 62 63.27%   226 55.53%
>65 32 32.65%   172 42.26%
Ordering department          
Emergency room 67 68.37%   294 72.24%
Intensive care unit 20 20.41%   76 18.67%
Ward 11 11.22%   37 9.09%
Transfusion Indications*          
GI bleeding 29 56.86%   115 49.36%
Trauma 13 25.49%   73 31.33%
Obstetric bleeding 4 7.84%   23 9.87%
Intraoperative bleeding 4 7.84%   17 7.30%
Vascular bleeding 1 1.96%   5 2.15%
Unexpected antibody screening          
Negative 98 100.00%      
Positive 0        
Anti-human globulin crossmatch          
Negative       407 100.00%
Positive       0  
Hemolytic transfusion reaction 0 0.00% 0 0.00%

*Only 233 units from 51 cases with clear indications were calculated.

Korean J Blood Transfus 2021;32:163-73 https://doi.org/10.17945/kjbt.2021.32.3.163
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