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Descriptor English: Blood Safety
Descriptor Spanish: Seguridad de la Sangre
Descriptor Portuguese: Segurança do Sangue
Descriptor French: Sécurité transfusionnelle
Entry term(s): Blood Supply Safeties
Blood Supply Safety
Hemovigilance
Safety, Blood
Safety, Blood Supply
Tree number(s): E02.792.833.230.500
E05.760.833.230.500
N06.850.780.200.450.325
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058731
Scope note: The degree to which the blood supply for BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS is free of harmful substances or infectious agents, and properly typed and crossmatched (BLOOD GROUPING AND CROSSMATCHING) to insure serological compatibility between BLOOD DONORS and recipients.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Blood Banks/standards (1998-2010)
Blood Transfusion/standards (1998-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
Related: Transfusion Medicine MeSH
Transfusion Reaction MeSH
DeCS ID: 54204
Unique ID: D058731
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Blood Safety - Preferred
Concept UI M0544322
Scope note The degree to which the blood supply for BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS is free of harmful substances or infectious agents, and properly typed and crossmatched (BLOOD GROUPING AND CROSSMATCHING) to insure serological compatibility between BLOOD DONORS and recipients.
Preferred term Blood Safety
Entry term(s) Blood Supply Safeties
Blood Supply Safety
Safety, Blood
Safety, Blood Supply
Hemovigilance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0544321
Scope note Activities involved in ensuring the safety of the blood for BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS including collecting information on BLOOD DONORS and recipients, collection, testing, and storage of the blood.
Preferred term Hemovigilance



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