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This combination provides two ways to access the 8th edition of Standards for Perioperative Autologous Blood Collection and Administration (Perioperative Standards): print and electronic. This edition of Perioperative Standards, effective January 1, 2019, contains requirements that address perioperative collection and preparation of red cell and non-red-cell components.
Multi-user access is available for this product at a discounted rate. The Standards Portal allows users to customize their profile based on the activities for which they are accredited and can be rearranged at any time. Standards that do not apply to a user’s profile will appear grayed out to ensure that purchasers are aware of the standards that apply to their facility and those that do not.
The Standards Portal is also fully searchable by key word, chapter, or standard number, allowing users to navigate quickly to the most relevant standards to them at that time. Guidance is provided on how to implement a standard, why it was created, or why a change was made from this edition to the last. Any relevant documentation that would assist users in implementing the standard in question is provided.
New Benefits to Users:
All links to outside websites and cross references to other standards in the portal are live and appear in popup windows to allow users to be able to see both the standard in question and the linked post. The full edition of the BBTS Standards (not including any guidance) is printable at any time to ensure that users can take the BBTS Standards on the go.
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By purchasing the Standards for Perioperative Autologous Blood Collection and Administration, 8th edition (“Standards”) through the AABB Standards Portal (“Portal”), users acknowledge and agree that they will access the Standards solely for their own personal and/or professional use and not distribute, copy, or provide access to the Standards for use by any third parties. Furthermore, users will securely maintain their login and password for the Portal. In the event that AABB or its authorized agents discover that users have not complied with these Terms and Conditions of Use, they understand that they will lose all rights to access the Standards and will not be entitled to any refund.
Significant changes to the 8th edition:
- New to the 8th edition, Standard 188.8.131.52 allows facilities that perform testing to use a laboratory certified by their respective Competent Authority as opposed to a laboratory certified by CMS.
- Subnumber 10 has been added to Standard 5.3 which now requires that accredited perioperative programs define collection parameters for the minimum blood volume collected for processing.
- Standard 8.2 has been expanded in the 8th edition to require that perioperative programs maintain patient identification records and sample collection and labeling records as a part of program monitoring.
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(AABB, 2018, softcover, 65 pages, ISBN 978-1-56395-982-0 & AABB, 2018, digital product)
Effective date: January 1, 2019
View Table of Contents (pdf)
View Preface (pdf)
View Sample Pages (pdf)