This volume provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to managing bleeding patients. The sections of the book have been structured to review the overall scope of issue, among them bleeding conditions, managing bleeding including clearing patients for surgery, and massive bleeding during surgery. Reflecting the multidisciplinary care that is an integral part of managing bleeding patients, the book is written by authors from a variety of integrated disciplines, including transfusion medicine, hematology, pediatric hematology, critical care medicine, pediatric critical care medicine, obstetrics, and anesthesia. The volume also includes brief etiology and a practical reference guide regarding type of blood components, medication, dose, and duration.
Management of Bleeding Patients is a valuable resource for clinicians working in the area of bleeding management.
Jun Teruya, MD, DSc, FCAP Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Vice Chairman for Education Professor of Pediatrics Professor of Medicine Director, Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking Fellowship Program Baylor College of Medicine Chief, Division of Transfusion Medicine & CoagulationTexas Children's Hospital Houston, TXUSA