Cryoprecipitate is a source of fibrinogen. Fibrinogen is vital to blood clotting. To acquire cryoprecipitate, the fresh frozen plasma should be centrifuged and the precipitate should be collected.
Aadil Hospital follows all rules and regulation of Punjab Blood Banking Act. Blood bank shall issues cross match card with donor’s blood and would adhere to instructions of MSDS and Punjab blood transfusion authority.
The Aadil Hospital Blood transfusion committee over sees the transfusion practice and compromise of
• Director Admin
• Surgical Specialist
• Medical Specialist
• Microbiologist/Infection Control Officer
• Blood Bank In-charge
• O.T In-charge
Special emphasis is laid on ISO, Quality Management system Protocols and MSDS standards to ensure healthy and safe transfusion.
The Blood Bank focuses on:
a) Documentation of blood donor informed consent.
b) Documentation of Blood Screening for infectious diseases.
c) Processing of Donated blood as per established Standard Operating Protocols.
d) Storage, Labeling, access control, temperature requirement, Cross matching, collection, administration of blood and blood products and other vital aspects of blood banking are monitored and assured as per MSDS protocols.
e) Patients disease history and medication chart is consulted before prescribing a blood product.
f) Professional team of doctors and paramedical staffs have an eye to identify real and suspected transfusion reactions.
g) Disposal of blood and related products is assured to comply with environmental standards.
- Excessive nosebleeds
- Bruising, especially a large, lumpy bruise
- Bleeding for no known reason
- Blood in the urine or stool
- Bleeding that does not stop after getting a cut, having a tooth out, getting an injury to the mouth or having surgery
- Bleeding that does not stop after circumcision
- Bleeding into a joint, which can cause tightness, swelling and pain
- Abnormally heavy bleeding during menstruation.
- Bleeding from the gums.
- Easy bruising.
- Uremic bleeding
Indications for giving cryoprecipitate include:
• Haemophilia - Used for emergency back up when factor concentrates are not available.
• Von Willebrand's disease
• Hypofibrinogenaemia as can occur with massive transfusions
• Bleeding from excessive anticoagulation
• Massive haemorrhage -
• Disseminated intravascular coagulation
• Uremic bleeding tendency
It is usually used in the treatment of patients with reduced levels or poorly functioning, fibrinogen with clinical bleeding, an invasive procedure or trauma.
Contact relavent consultant physician at Aadil Hospital to prescribe a suaitable treatment plan.