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A new nurse asks the RN why blood needs to be hung within 30 minutes after leaving the blood bank. Which is the most appropriate answer by the nurse?

▸ "Coagulation occurs faster the warmer the blood gets."

▸ "Rejection occurs when the blood is not administered cold."

▸ "Risk for bacterial growth occurs as it gets warmer."

▸ "An allergy will occur if administered when cold."
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"Risk for bacterial growth occurs as it gets warmer."

As blood warms, the risk of bacterial growth increases. Make sure the unit of blood is left at room temperature for no more than 30 minutes before starting the transfusion.

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