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Replacement Fluid

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Indication for calcium replacement after trans-fusion are all except:



A Routinely after every 2nd unit

B Blood given at faster rate

C Blood transfusion given to a patient suffering from liver disease

D Neonates requiring transfusion

E Massive blood transfusion

Ans. A

Routinely after every 2nd unit

In older times there was routine practice to give calcium after every 2nd or 3rd unit but nowadays this : practice is not advocated, now the calcium should be given only if blood is given at faster rate (1 unit in less than 5-10 minutes) or excessive transfusion (massive transfusion) or if a patient is not able to metabolize citrate like in liver diseases and neonates.

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