How Long does It Take for a Blood Transfusion?

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It takes several hours for a blood transfusion to be completed. It will often take around two hours for each unit of blood. In most cases the doctor will order three units putting the transfusion at six hours.
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Once it has been decided that you need a blood transfusion your doctor will order a specimen to confirm your blood type. One the transfusion begins it will take around 1 and 1/2 hours to 2 hours per unit of blood. So, if you need 3 units of blood you are looking at 4 and 1/2 to 6 hours for the process.
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