Please login (Members) to view content or
(Nonmembers) this article.
No votes yet

Febrile Nonhemolytic Transfusion Reactions

Patricia Donahue Baldwin
CJON 2002, 6(3), 171-174 DOI: 10.1188/02.CJON.171-172

Febrile nonhemolytic transfusion reactions (FNHTRs) are the development of an otherwise unexplained temperature increase of > 1°C or 2°F from baseline or the onset of chills or rigors in a patient who is receiving a transfusion. FNHTRs also may develop in patients who have completed a transfusion within the past four to six hours.

Members Only

Access to this article is restricted. Please login to view the full article.

Not a current ONS Member or journal subscriber?
Join/Renew Membership or