Cognitive aids are designed to prompt users to complete a series of tasks and can take many different forms. We have designed a series of cognitive aids for congenital cardiac anesthesia for common … [Read More...]
CCAS is a society organized within the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. The CCAS concept originated with cardiac anesthesia directors and other key leaders at major congenital heart disease programs, who believed there was a need for a new society because of rapid advancement of highly specialized knowledge in the field, and a great increase in the numbers of patients, including adults with congenital heart disease.
Question of the Week
A 6-month-old male with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) s/p Norwood/Sano modification receives an ABO-incompatible heart transplant secondary to severe tricuspid regurgitation and right ventricular dysfunction. After separation from cardiopulmonary bypass, the patient received 10 mL/kg each of platelets, cryoprecipitate, fresh frozen plasma, and packed red blood cells. Which of the administered blood products carries the HIGHEST RISK of transmitting viral pathogens?
C. Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
D. Packed Red Blood Cells (PRBC)