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dc.identifier.citation(1999) Estándares de trabajo para bancos de sangre. Rev Panam Salud Publica;6(4) -,oct. 1999. Retrieved from
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRev Panam Salud Publica;6(4),oct. 1999es_ES
dc.subjectBancos de Sanguees_ES
dc.subjectEquipamentos e Provisõespt_BR
dc.subjectControle de Qualidadees_ES
dc.subjectOrganizações de Normalização Profissionalpt_BR
dc.titleEstándares de trabajo para bancos de sangrees_ES
dc.title.alternativeOperating standards for blood bankses_ES
dc.typeJournal articlesen_US
dc.rights.holderPan American Health Organizationen_US
dc.description.notesThis document, which was prepared with the assistance of the American Blood Bank Association and validated by PAHO/WHO's ad hoc Advisory Group for Blood Banks, is intended to provide blood bank managers with quality assurance standards for their units and blood products. The document, which begins by defining the responsibilities of blood bank managers, establishes norms for maintaining a quality assurance system and for the control of (a) documents, information, and registries; (b) the acquisition of goods and services; (c) procedures, including the processing of autologous blood products; (d) product storage, distribution, transportation, labeling, measurement, and follow-up; (e) the inspection and testing of products and of equipment used to inspect, measure, and test; (f) product inspection status; (g) unsatisfactory products and services, and (h) design of new blood products. In the chapter on process control, which is the longest and most technical, the following are discussed: (a) use of informatics programs; (b) qualifications for donors of allogeneic products; (c) blood collection and storage (d) preparation of blood products; (e) compatibility tests and tests to be performed on donors' blood; (f) labeling, emission and reemission of products; (g) selection of products for transfusion; (h) general conditions for transfusion; (i) procedures for apheresis (plasmapheresis, cytapheresis, and therapeutic apheresis), and (k) special considerations regarding transfusions in children under 4 months of age. Also discussed in the document are the following: (a) the review of agreements with users and with other institutions and centers; (b) corrective action plans or plans to prevent real or potential deficiencies; (c) quality assessments; (d) personnel training; (e) use of statistical methods, and (f) safety of donors, recipients, and personnelen_US

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