Hyperkalemia after packed red blood cell transfusion in trauma patients.


BACKGROUND Published analyses of clinical outcomes for patients requiring large-volume blood transfusion conflict with respect to the impact upon plasma potassium levels. We analyzed a cohort of trauma patients to ascertain the impact of component product transfusion upon plasma potassium values. METHODS We performed an observational analysis of… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318160c0b8


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