Priority 11 from the Blood Transfusion and Blood Donation PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the psychological impact of blood transfusion on the patient? (JLA PSP Priority 11)
Overall ranking 11
JLA question ID 0063/11
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP
Evidence Brunskill SJ, Millette SL, Shokoohi A, Pulford EC, Doree C, Murphy MF, et al. Red blood cell transfusion for people undergoing hip fracture surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2015.
Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is the psychological impact on a patient, of a blood transfusion? ~ Does the body attempt a rejection process after transfusion? ~ Did you feel better after your transfusion for anaemia? If so how quickly? ~  What is the patient's perception on going through blood transfusion? ~ Transfusion recipients' feelings about the transfusion and its effect on them ~ Does transfusion reduce length of stay after hip & knee replacement surgery?
Submitted by 2 blood recipients ~ 5 relative or carers of blood recipients ~ 4 blood donors ~ 8 health professionals ~ 2 unknown (not from survey) ~ 1 Jehovah's Witness
PSP information 
PSP unique ID 0063
PSP name Blood Transfusion and Blood Donation
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP 51  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 28 February 2018