Transfusion therapy and massive transfusions

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    Abstract

    This chapter will discuss the key blood products in bleeding patients–platelets, fresh frozen plasma, and cryoprecipitate. Management of massive transfusions will also be covered. Many patients with bleeding disorders will require transfusion of blood products. This chapter will summarize the use of blood products for hemostasis. This chapter will also discuss the art of managing a massive transfusion.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition
    PublisherSpringer International Publishing
    Pages67-71
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Electronic)9783319093123
    ISBN (Print)9783319093116
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)

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    DeLoughery, T. G. (2015). Transfusion therapy and massive transfusions. In Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition (pp. 67-71). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09312-3_14