# Blood Transfusion

A Blood Transfusion is a procedure which is undertaken to replace blood that might be lost for example, during surgery or due to a serious injury.

## Description

A Blood Transfusion  is a procedure which is undertaken to replace blood that might be lost for example, during surgery or due to a serious injury.

A Blood Transfusion  is also performed when the PATIENT  is unable to produce blood properly because of an illness.

For further information on Blood Transfusions, see the NHS website at:  Blood transfusion.

## Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Blood Transfusions