Implementation of Nursing Care
Prepare the Patient for Diagnostic Evaluation
Your role as a nurse is to provide continuing support to the child and family during diagnostic studies and prepare the child both physically as well as psychologically for such studies.
Administration of Transfusion Therapy
Children who cannot maintain a haemoglobin level of about 7 mg/dl receive regular transfusion tharapy to prevent chronic hypoxemia and to suppress ineffective erythropoisis. Frozen RBC packed cells less than a week old should be used. Prevent and watch for transfusion reactions. Regulate the rate so as to prevent volume over load or cardiac failure.
Nursing Care During Blood Transfusion