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Protocol for use of fresh-frozen plasma
- Fresh-frozen plasma must be thawed in a 37°C water bath in a waterproof plastic bag. Do not thaw in the refrigerator or at room temperature!
- Fresh-frozen plasma should be administered immediately upon thawing.
- Fresh-frozen plasma must be administered through a standard blood or component administration set containing a 150-170µ filter.
- The dose is 10-15 ml/kg.