da Silva, Maisa Arantes; Torres, Gilson de Vasconcelos; Fernandes Costa, Isabelle Katherinne; Siqueira Pessoa, Rodolph Vinícius; da Silva Medeiros, Rosana Kelly; de Oliveira, Aminna Kelly Almeida
January 2010
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;1/1/2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p28
Academic Journal
Objective: to aim at examining the conduct taken care front of a transfusion reaction by health professionals of a university hospital. Methods: this is about a descriptive study, with retrospective data, from quantitative approach, performed at a University Hospital in Natal city. After approved by the Ethics Committee HUOL (protocol number 198/08), data were collected from 47 patients in July 2008 using a questionnaire, then data was organized in Microsoft Excel and analyzed using SPSS. Results: regards to conduct of nursing, 44% stopped transfusion, 4% retained the vein open with saline, 40% reported to the doctor, 14% found and recorded the vital signs, 40% managed medicine, 18% sample collected from blood and in 24% of cases there was routing for the exchange of blood bank. As to conduct medical, 20% discontinued the transfusion, 54% prescribed medicines, 4% requested examination, and in none of the cases there was notification. Conclusion: we note that the pipes care of health professionals confront the reactions are not always appropriate, it is due to ignorance of the protocol established by the Ministry of Health. Descriptors: blood transfusion; health personnel; nursing.


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