NZBlood logo 

Critical Bleeding

Alert! If you need blood urgently, please telephone Blood Bank immediately via the switchboard of your local District Health Board

Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland: Blood Transfusion and the Anaesthetist - Management of Massive Haemorrhage

Quick Guide to Administration of Components

This is an EXAMPLE of an adult MTP - check if your own Blood Bank has an MTP in place. Do not assume that there is one or that it is this one!

You can also read a discussion on MTP in this example of an MTP for smaller DHBs here.

EXAMPLE adult MTP - check if your own Blood bank has an MTP