Transfusion therapy remains one of the most commonly used regimens to treat critically ill neonates. Neonatal
intensive care professional nurses have a responsibility to ensure that the procedure is as effective, and as safe, as
possible. This article aims to provide neonatal intensive care professional nurses with knowledge of the effects of
leukodepletion of blood or blood products, the various available bedside blood-product filters, and the role played by
the filter pore size in preventing transfusion related reactions in neonates.
Van Amstel, S.R.; Reyers, Fred; Myburgh, Elsbe; Pretorius, Gertruida; Sacks, P.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand(Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1994)
Studies to evaluate changes in blood clotting, blood calcium and protein, the haematocrit and white-cell
counts were undertaken in seven sheep with experimentally induced heartwater. A marked decline in
thrombocyte count ...
Graf, H.; Union of South Africa. Dept. of Agriculture; Du Toit, P.J.(Union of South Africa : Dept. of Agriculture, 1933)
The series of five papers deal with blood levels in health and disease, in respect of total nitrogen, non-protein nitrogen, total creatinine, urea, uric acid, amino acids, sugar and haemoglobin. Protocols are numerous and ...
Sion, J.J.G.; Jansen, B.C.(Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1966)
The normal ranges for red cell counts, haemoglobin, blood sugar and blood
urea nitrogen have been calculated for apparently healthy dogs emanating from
the immediate surroundings of Onderstepoort. The statistical method ...