ISBT – International Society of Blood Transfusion
“…operator and patient identification, presence of informed consent to transfusion, blood pressure, pulse and temperature recording, vein access, identification and control of the blood unit, beginning of the transfusion”
This ISBT edition highlighted topics such as technology transfer in low-resource countries and the risks and opportunities of big data. What is certain is that an event like this allows people to look and think to the future.
“…designed to assist and to control the process step by step
to ensure traceability and documentation and to increase safety”
In correlation with what was discussed during this conference, it was published the abstract relevant to the system scweb®: “Electronic Transfusion Record: a pilot study for SCWeb® system application at bedside transfusion”.
The authors are:
Transfusion Medicine Dept. Udine University Hospital, Italy