Transfusion therapy and massive transfusions

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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
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783319093123
ISBN (Print)9783319093116
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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