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Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 153, Issue 11, pp 385–388 | Cite as

Haemoglobin solution as an oxygen-carrying resuscitation fluid in haemorrhagic shock

  • William Odling-Smee
  • Conor McLarnon
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Summary

A SOLUTION of pyridoxalated haemoglobin has been prepared and tested in an animal shock model by comparing its efficiency in resuscitating an animal from hypovolaemic shock with dextran. It is as efficient as dextran in restoring blood pressure, and makes more oxygen available to the tissues. Great care must be exercised in the preparation of the haemoglobin solution.

Keywords

Dextran Central Venous Pressure Plasma Expander Restore Blood Pressure Colloid Osmotic Pressure 
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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Odling-Smee
    • 1
  • Conor McLarnon
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Surgery and HaemotologyThe Queen’s University of BelfastIreland

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