Category Haematology

Thomas Cooley

Thomas Benton Cooley (1871 - 1945) was an American pediatrician and haematologist. Cooley Anemia (1925) [Thalassemia major]
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Pel-Ebstein fever

Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1885 – Pieter Klazes Pel first described this phenomenon in Berliner klinische Wochenschrift. A 25-year-old paper maker died after a four-month illness, in which five 10-30 day episodes of fever, each…

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Jean-Baptiste Denis

Jean-Baptiste Denis (1640- 1704) was a physician and Professor of philosophy and mathematics. Blood transfusion(xenotransfusion) in 1667
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Leukodepleted Blood

RBCs used for transfusion in Australia and New Zealand are now universally leukodepleted; leukodepletion filters were previously used at the bedside
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Blood Transfusion in ICU

OVERVIEW anaemia common in ICU tendency to more restrictive strategy c/o increased morbidity associated with transfusion general attempts to minimize the requirement for blood transfusion should be pursued STRATEGIES TO MINIMISE BLOOD TRANSFUSION REQUIREMENTS stopping bleeding early stop unnecessary anticoagulation…