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Person—units of blood transfused, total N[NNN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTotal blood units transfused
METeOR identifier:Help on this term344798
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termThe total number of units of blood that a person has received, either whole blood or packed red blood cells.
Data Element Concept:Person—units of blood transfused

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term4
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ValueMeaning
9999Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term1 blood unit (or one bag of blood) = approx 500ml of blood

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termPlatelet transfusions or transfusions of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) should not be included in the total.

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