UAMS Medical Center Blood Bank
Transfusion Service/Laboratory, Intraoperative
Room M1/077, 501-686-5867
Gina Pesek, M.D.
Clinical Manager: Grady Fagan, BSMT (ASCP), CQA (ASQ)
Paula Brown, BSMT (ASCP) (501-686-7008, pager 395-5965)
Resident Physician: Pager 688-2820
Janis Thatcher, BSMT (ASCP) SBB Transfusion Service (501-686-7005)
Eddie Ray, BSMT (ASCP) SBB Transfusion Service (501-686-5867)
Tommy McGhee, Intraoperative Cell Salvage (501-686-5867, pager 385-7891)
The Blood Bank is divided into the following major areas:
1. The Transfusion Service is
staffed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week for the work-up of routine and emergency requests for
blood products and the performance of immunohematological tests. Technologists perform
complex work-ups to resolve problems encountered in routine laboratory testing. This
section also performs special procedures requested by physicians in consultation with the
Blood Bank attending physician on call who advises clinicians about the results aid in the
diagnosis, treatment, and transfusion therapy of patients.
2. The Intraoperative Blood Salvage Service
is staffed from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday or 24 hours for emergencies. To
schedule, contact Transfusion Services at ext. 686-5867 or pager 395-8282.
Indications for Various Blood Bank
Specimen and Requisition Requirements
Type and Screen
Blood Product Availability - How Long Does it Take?
Significant Antibody Report
Transfusion of in Vitro
To Obtain Components from the Blood
How Should Components be Handled
Once They Leave the Blood Bank?
Standards for Transfusion Practice
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