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The 8th edition of Standards for Perioperative Autologous Blood Collection and Administration (Perioperative Standards) contains requirements that address perioperative collection and preparation of red cell and non-red-cell components. Its goal is to maintain and enhance the quality and safety of perioperative autologous blood collection and administration and to provide a basis for the AABB Accreditation Program. It reflects the concerns and priorities of several different aspects of the discipline, including the input of recognized experts in the field and the best interests of their patients. It was developed in the context of the global drive for quality in health care and internationally recognized principles of quality management.
Effective Date: January 1, 2019
Significant Changes to the 8th edition:
- New to the 8th edition, standard 220.127.116.11 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.
(2018, AABB, soft cover, 65 pages, ISBN 978-1-56395-982-0)
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