Management of therapeutic plasma exchanges by caregivers

Authors

  • Yanis Bougonna Réanimation Neurologique, Hospices Civils de Lyon - Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, 59 Boulevard Pinel, 69500 Bron.
  • Thomas Ritzenthaler Réanimation Neurologique, Hospices Civils de Lyon - Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, 59 Boulevard Pinel, 69500 Bron.
  • Carole Bodonian Réanimation Neurologique, Hospices Civils de Lyon - Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, 59 Boulevard Pinel, 69500 Bron.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37051/mir-00039

Keywords:

therapeutic plasma exchange, nursing care

Abstract

Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is a procedure used to remove a pathogenic substance from the blood, or to provide a missing substance, or to obtain immunomodulatory effects by plasma separation from other blood compounds in an extracorporeal circulation. Connecting, monitoring and disconnecting a TPE circuit is a nursing act on medical prescription, depending on R4311-7 article of the french public health code. The aim of this article is to review TPE indications in intensive care, techniques used, as well as complications monitoring and prevention.

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Published

2021-03-18

How to Cite

Bougonna, Y., Ritzenthaler, T., & Bodonian, C. (2021). Management of therapeutic plasma exchanges by caregivers. Médecine Intensive Réanimation. https://doi.org/10.37051/mir-00039

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Expert's practice