Blood Loss

Some articles on blood loss, blood:

Hematocrit - Lowered
... can help the clinician determine whether blood loss is chronic or acute ... a chronic iron-deficient erythropoiesis, but a normal RDW suggests a blood loss that is more acute, such as a hemorrhage ... One unit of packed red blood cells will elevate the hematocrit by about 3% ...
Pancreaticoduodenectomy in Modern Medicine - Pylorus-sparing Pancreaticoduodenectomy Versus Standard Whipple Procedure
... The study found no significant difference in median blood loss (2.0 L, range 0.3–9.5L for SW and 2.0L, range 0.4–21.0L for PPPD, p= 0.70) or duration of the ... total of 574 patients, showed that operation time for PPPD was 72 minutes faster with 284ml less blood loss compared to SW ... PPPD also required 0.66 fewer units of blood transfusion ...
Don Lapre - Business Ventures - Death
... Lapre died from severe blood loss after cutting his throat with a razor blade ... Lapre died of massive blood loss due to the fact that he had wrapped himself in sheets to conceal any blood loss from prison officials ...
Autotransfusion - Disadvantages
... were reinfused to the patient, generating a packed red blood cell (PRBC) product ... This disadvantage is only evident when very large blood losses occur ... The autotransfusionist monitors blood loss and will recommend the transfusion of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) and platelets when the blood loss and return of autotransfusion blood increase ...

Famous quotes containing the words loss and/or blood:

    No performance is worth loss of geniality. ‘Tis a cruel price we pay for certain fancy goods called fine arts and philosophy.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    This nation is founded on blood like a city on swamps
    yet its dream has been beautiful and sometimes just
    that now grows brutal and heavy as a burned out star.
    Marge Piercy (b. 1936)