THRESOLDS OF Hb. FOR BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS... Avoid unnecessar
Dr. Atul Chowdhury
THRESOLDS OF Hb. FOR BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS...

Avoid unnecessary blood transfusions..some of the threshold of hemoglobin level mentioned below. It may vary according to the clinical status of the patient.

1.SYMPTOMATIC PATIENT

myocardial ischemia—————-10 g/dL

2.HOSPITALISED PATIENT

Preexisting CAD ——————— 8 g/dL
Acute coronary synd.———8 to 10 g/dL
ICU (hemo. stable )—————— 7 g/dL
G.I. bleeding (“)————————7 g/dL
Non-cardiac surgery——————8 g/dL
Cardiac surgery————————7.5 g/dL

3.AMBULATORY OUTPATIENTS

Oncology patient in treat———-7 to 8 g/dl

Palliative care setting As needed for symptoms; hospice benefits may vary.

Donate Blood Save Life......

DR.Atul Chowdhury
GENERAL MEDICINE

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