A 43-year-old woman is transferred to your Intensive Care Unit from a regional hospital following a motor vehicle crash. She is in haemorrhagic shock secondary to abdominal and pelvic trauma and received 3L crystalloid and 8 units O Rh(D) negative blood prior to arrival in your hospital.
- What are the risks of giving O negative uncrossmatched blood to this patient?
- Indicate whether crossmatch is needed or not for each of the following blood products:
- Packed red blood cells
- Fresh frozen plasma
- Prothrombin concentrate
- Granulocyte concentration
- Intravenous immunoglobulin