Charter Medical's Multiple-bag Aliquot Systems are designed to facilitate the collection, storage, processing, transport, separation, and administration of blood and blood components for neonatal or pediatric transfusion. Platelet component aliquots must be administered to a patient within 4 hours.
Drawing blood from NICU patients requires taking certain precautions to ensure patient safety and the success of the procedure.
Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) and periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions — here’s what NICU staff need to know.
Drawing blood from indwelling catheters is more complicated in the NICU, but there are proven ways to ensure patient safety.