What is included in patient education about alloimmunization from transfusions?

Updated: Sep 08, 2017
  • Author: Douglas Blackall, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Inform patients that they have alloreactive antibodies and educate them about the names of these antibodies (eg, with a wallet carry-on card). Instruct patients to present the carry-on card if they are admitted to a care facility different from that which they usually attend..

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