Fresh-frozen Plasma

Fresh frozen plasma

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.