Essentials of Blood Product Management in Anesthesia Practice

Corey S. Scher, Alan David Kaye, Henry Liu, Seth Perelman, Sarah Leavitt

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This comprehensive book is written to inform and improve outcomes of patients in need of blood management during surgical procedures. Information is presented in an accessible format, allowing for immediate use in clinical practice. Beginning with an overview of the history of blood transfusions, early chapters present the foundational information needed to comprehend information in later chapters. Nuanced procedures, drugs, and techniques are covered, including new biologicals to assist clotting and blood substitutes. Further discussions focus on potential complications seen in blood transfusions, such as diseases of the coagulation system, pathogen transmissions, and acute lung injuries. Chapters also examine the complexities of treating specific demographics, of which include the geriatric patient and patients suffering from substance abuse. Essentials of Blood Product Management in Anesthesia Practice is an invaluable guide for anesthesiologists, surgeons, trauma physicians, and solid organ transplant providers.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages478
ISBN (Electronic)9783030592950
ISBN (Print)9783030592943
StatePublished - 19 May 2021
Externally publishedYes


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