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Otolaryngology Transfusion Maximums

Number =

No. of crossmatched units. The patient must be informed of autologous, directed, and non-directed homologous blood (Paul Gann Blood Safety Act 1990) and informed consent for transfusion obtained whenever the expected number of blood units for elective surgery >0 and the patient has contraindications for autologous donation.

T&S =

Type and Antibody Screen

0 =

No specimen for Blood Bank


MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED UNITS OF BLOOD FOR ELECTIVE SURGERY

OTOLARYNGOLOGY


Adenoidectomy

T&S

Angiofibroma resection

4

Brachial cleft cyst

T&S

Caldwell Luc

T&S

Carotid body tumor resection

4

Ethmoidectomy

2

Glossectomy

2

Jaw tongue neck resection

4

Labyrinthectomy

0

Laryngectomy

2

with radical neck

4

Laryngoscopy with biopsy

0

Mandibulectomy

2

Mastoidectomy

T&S

Maxillectomy

2

Myringoplasty

0

Myringotomy and tubes

0

Neck mass, excision of

T&S

Orbital exploration

T&S

Otoplasty

0

Parathyroidectomy

T&S

Parotidectomy

T&S

Radical neck dissection

2

Rhinoplasty

T&S

Rhytidoplasty

T&S

Septoplasty

0

Skin flap pedicle

T&S

Skin graft

0

Split thickness skin graft

0

Teflon injection

0

T & A

T&S

Temporal bone resection

6

Thyroglossal duct cyst

T&S

Tongue jaw neck

3

Tonsillectomy

T&S

Tracheostomy

0

Tracheotomy

0

Tumor of palate

T&S

Turbinate excision

0

Tympanoplasty

0

Tympanotomy

0

Vocal cord stripping

0



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