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Objective: Determine the profileepidemiology of patients who deserve theuse of blood products, and correlate them withinternational management standards.
Material andMethods: Prospective, observational study,cross-sectional and descriptive in the Newborn ServiceBorn from Hospital, in July2019 to July 2020 in patients whothey needed transfusion of some blood product.
Results: 177 patients were included fromwhich 91 were male, 85 sexfemale and 1 sexual ambiguity. They needed moretransfusions term newborns withlow birth weight, compliance withtransfusion was given in only 57% of patientscases, the most administered component being theglobular concentrate, the average number of donorsper patient was 1.6. The incidence oftransfusion found was 12.6 / 1000.Conclusion: The patients who required moredonor transfusions per patient weresmall term newborns forgestational age, within them the delay ofintrauterine growth associated with sepsisneonatal. The study found that 62% ofthe patients had growth retardationintrauterine. The need for transfusion wasrelated in 95% of cases toinfections, which were responsible for thetransfusion of blood products. To fulfill the100% of the transfusion indications arethey needed 3 donors per patient.