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Recommendations for blood transfusion in trauma patients

  • F. Mercuriali
  • G. Inghilleri
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)

Abstract

Trauma is a major health care problem, with an impact on every hospital and blood bank. Despite relevant improvement in the management of trauma victims, blunt or penetrating injuries from different causes are the leading cause of death for subjects under 40 in developed countries and they continue to exert a major impact on blood resources worldwide.

Keywords

Trauma Patient Fresh Freeze Plasma Activate Partial Thromboplastin Time Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Massive Transfusion 
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  • G. Inghilleri

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