Transfusion medicine in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.

Abstract

Transfusion medicine is a vital part of veterinary emergency and critical care medicine. The goals of this article are to review blood banking and the transfusion principles surrounding care of the critically ill or injured small animal, to highlight the differences in emergency/critical care transfusions compared with standard transfusion medicine, and to discuss traumatic blood loss and sepsis as unique entities in emergency and critical medicine.

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@article{Rozanski2004TransfusionMI, title={Transfusion medicine in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.}, author={Elizabeth A Rozanski and Armelle M de Laforcade}, journal={Clinical techniques in small animal practice}, year={2004}, volume={19 2}, pages={83-7} }