1 unit of packed red blood cells causes increase of Hb and Hct by what numbers??
Answer: That will toally depend on several factors.
-The H&H of the packed cell
- The body mass of the person receiving the unnit
-The cause for the transfusion,, ie chemo, blood loss sickle cell etc.
It varies person to character.....there is no set increase in you H & H per part. Everyone is different. generally it is said that it is 1gram but it really is not a certainty.