Reviewed and revised 10 March 2014 OVERVIEW Massive transfusion is defined as replacement of >1 blood volume in 24 hours, or >50% of blood volume in 4 hours (adult blood volume is approximately 70 mL/kg), or in children: transfusion of…
Recognising haemorrhagic shock and finding the bleeding source is one thing, but how should you resuscitate a bleeding trauma patient? The Q&A post provides an overview of massive transfusion as part of damage control resuscitation of major trauma victims.
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