Review Article
Volume 4 Issue 7 - 2020
Blood Transfusion: A Powerful Process of Saving Anaemic Patients
Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu1*, Getrude Uzoma Obeagu2 and Nnekachi Prayer Nnokam3
1Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria
2Department of Nursing Science, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
3Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University, Ukraine
*Corresponding Author: Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.
Received: June 02, 2020; Published: June 15, 2020




Abstract

Blood transfusion is very important in saving lives especially in anaemic states. Haemoglobin is needed for daily metabolic processes and for continued existence. Anaemic patients depending on the severity can face life threatening situations and may lead to loss of life in an environment there is no availability of blood for transfusion and trained experts. The paper was reviewed using different search engines like Pubmed, Google Scholar, Scopus, Researchgate, etc. It was shown that blood transfusion is helpful in anaemic patients to improve their lives and save them.

Keywords: Blood Transfusion; Anaemic Patient; Hypoxia; Erythropoietin; Haemoglobin

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Citation: Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu., et al. “Blood Transfusion: A Powerful Process of Saving Anaemic Patients”. EC Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 4.7 (2020): 33-40.

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