Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Do not offer fresh frozen plasma transfusions to correct abnormal coagulation in patients who:

  • are not bleeding (unless they are having invasive procedures or surgery with a risk of clinically significant bleeding) 
  • need reversal of a vitamin K antagonist.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Do not offer fresh frozen plasma transfusions to correct abnormal coagulation in patients who:

  • are not bleeding (unless they are having invasive procedures or surgery with a risk of clinically significant bleeding) 
  • need reversal of a vitamin K antagonist.
Interventions:
Transfusion

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Blood transfusion (NG24)
Published date:
November 2015
Paragraph number:
1.4.2
Page number:
11

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