Platelet transfusions are undertaken for numerous reasons, such as severe bleeding with low platelet counts, or dysfunctional platelets.
Human Red Cells are administered for significant anaemia, and to replace any medical, traumatic or surgical blood loss.
ACEM Primary Pharmacology of Warfarin: the Pharmacokinetics; Pharmacodynamics; Clinical uses; Adverse effects
Vancouver POCUS discusses how to perform and interpret trans-abdominal ultrasound for 1st trimester pregnancies, particularly when assessing for the presence of an intrauterine pregnancy versus an ectopic pregnancy.
It's Friday. Boggle your brain with FFFF challenge and some old fashioned trivia. Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 272
Cryoprecipitate is prepared by thawing fresh frozen plasma (FFP) between 1°C and 6°C and recovering the precipitate The cold-insoluble precipitate is refrozen.
An approach to the patient with persistent bleeding from a venepuncture site
the case. a 79 year old female returns to ED with left sided chest pain & dyspnoea. She was recently admitted following a fall with rib fractures (including a flail segment) and a small haemothorax.