Obstetrical blood management

Colleen B. Yen, Monica M. DiLorenzo, Daniel Katz

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Transfusion in obstetrics presents unique challenges and considerations. This chapter will include a discussion surrounding obstetric hemorrhage with a focus on the management of postpartum hemorrhage. Management strategies and therapies will be discussed followed by a review of patient blood management principles for obstetric patients including massive transfusion protocols, fibrinogen repletion, and viscoelastic testing with goal directed therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEssentials of Blood Product Management in Anesthesia Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783030592950
ISBN (Print)9783030592943
StatePublished - 19 May 2021


  • Fibrinogen
  • Massive transfusion protocol
  • Obstetrics
  • Postpartum hemorrhage
  • Viscoelastic testing


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