I want an idea about time spent for taking 1 bag blood. I have a blood donor he will donate 1 bag blood. After taking his blood it will be transferred to a patient.
Would anyone provide an idea how much time this process may take to complete
Normally whole blood is not used for transfusion purposes. Instead it is separated into components which are then transfused after first being aggregated. If someone needs a blood transfusion, then normally they are given packed red cells without platelets and without plasma.
The transfusion times are:
The infusion rate for blood products depends on the clinical context, age and cardiac status of the patient. In stable, non-bleeding adult patients typical administrations details are:
Red cells: 1-3 hours
Platelets: 15-30 minutes
Fresh frozen plasma: 30 minutes
Cryoprecipitate: 30-60 minutes per standard adult dose