Early recognition of major blood loss and effective action is necessary to prevent shock and its consequences. Massive transfusion may challenge local resources. Effective management relies upon good communication between specialties and local guidelines. Successful outcome requires treatment of surgical sources of bleeding, restoration of blood volume to maintain tissue perfusion and oxygenation, and correction of coagulopathy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Update in Anaesthesia|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2012|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine