Massive transfusion exceeding 50 units of blood products in trauma patients.

@article{Vaslef2002MassiveTE,
  title={Massive transfusion exceeding 50 units of blood products in trauma patients.},
  author={Steven N. Vaslef and Nancy W. Knudsen and Patrick J. Neligan and Mark W. Sebastian},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2002},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={
          291-5; discussion 295-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Massive transfusion of blood products in trauma patients can acutely deplete the blood bank. It was hypothesized that, despite a large allocation of resources to trauma patients receiving more than 50 units of blood products in the first 24 hours, outcome data would support the continued practice of massive transfusion. METHODS A retrospective review of charts and registry data of trauma patients who received over 50 units of blood products in the first day was conducted for a 5… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 34 CITATIONS

Variables predicting trauma patient survival following massive transfusion.

  • Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association
  • 2005
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND & RESULTS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED