Saturday, 23 March 2013

PHSS Storage of Blood Products – Temperature Monitoring and Mapping Guide

The UK science society, the PHSS, have published a free guide titled ‘Storage of Blood Products – Temperature Monitoring and Mapping Guide’.

The scope of the guide reads: “This document provides guidelines for the temperature monitoring and mapping requirements for the storage and distribution of blood components, products, reagents and test kits in blood establishments and hospital blood banks and gives some examples of what to do in the event of a temperature excursion outside of specification.”

The document does not refer to plasma products. 

To access go to: PHSS

Posted by Tim Sandle

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