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.
|Title of host publication||Essentials of Blood Product Management in Anesthesia Practice|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - 19 May 2021|
- Massive transfusion protocol
- Postpartum hemorrhage
- Viscoelastic testing