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15:16 Feb 20, 2012
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Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
Swedish term or phrase: hempatron
Transfusionsmedicin skall ha egna dedikerade patroner av hempatrontyp. Dessa patroner skall endast kunna sändas från Transfusionsmedicin till övriga stationer och därefter endast tillbaka till Transfusionsmedicin.
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:14

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4Home Transfusion CoolerLucy Hayward



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Home Transfusion Cooler



...Standard B7.200 specifies that the shipping container must maintain a blood temperature between 1 and 10 C. The answer here was to insert a small dial-face thermometer into a 250 ml bag of refrigerated saline and place the bag in the portable cooler used for blood transport. The agency nurse would document the temperature reading upon arrival at the patient's home and again upon departure to make sure the cooler maintained its 1 to 10 C temperature. Similarly specific procedures were written for each step to meet AABB standards....

...and signs out the blood, which is placed in a cooler that is equipped with a thermometer. The blood units also have special temperature stickers, which change color if the internal temperature of the blood bag rises above 10C. The nurse is therefore able to constantly monitor the blood's viability....

Otherwise, patron could be translated as capsule (e.g. in the rörpost).

Lucy Hayward
Local time: 04:14
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