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A Study on Blood Transfusion in Obstetrics at Dhiraj Tertiary Care Hospital

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)

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Page : 169-171

Keywords : Blood transfusion; Preeclampsia; Anaemia; PPH; Septicaemia;

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Background: Blood Transfusion is identified as one of the eight essential component of emergency obstetric care that decrease the maternal mortality.1, 2. In a tertiary care hospital where haemorrhagic emergencies are common either by reference or otherwise, a good blood banking system is a requirement. Aims& objectives: (1) To study clinical status and pattern of blood components on the patients’ well being. (3) To screen patients of high risk pregnancy (4) To study causes of maternal mortality. Methods: Retrospective study of requirement of blood transfusion components in obstetrics patients who admitted in Dhiraj Hospital during July-December 2019. Results: In the whole study 150 patients required blood transfusion among which 68 % required due to obstetric haemorrhage and 32 % due to severe anaemia. Major associated complications in the patients were anaemia (32 %) and PPH (30 %).2 patients expired among them 1 was due to development of DIC and septicaemia, and 1 due to severe refractory PPH. Conclusions: Blood transfusion helped to save many lives in this study. Severe anaemia and obstetric haemorrhage of diverse aetiology were the common indications for blood transfusion. Component therapy was useful to rectify specific deficiency

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