Anaestricks
Blood Transfusion Dose
The magic number to remember is 4. 
4ml/kg of packed red blood cells will give you an increase of about 1g/dL of haemoglobin. 
For example a 9 kg child with an HB of 5g/dL will need 180ml of red cells to reach an HB of 10. (9kg X 4ml X 5g/L = 180ml)
PS - You can use this formula for adults too. 
Blood Transfusion Dose

The magic number to remember is 4

4ml/kg of packed red blood cells will give you an increase of about 1g/dL of haemoglobin. 

For example a 9 kg child with an HB of 5g/dL will need 180ml of red cells to reach an HB of 10. (9kg X 4ml X 5g/L = 180ml)

PS - You can use this formula for adults too. 

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