Well done team – with your input I’m pleased to say she has now stabilised and has stopped bleeding!!! To achieve this she has been transfused:
- 8 units red blood cells
- 8 units FFP
- 1 pool of platelets
- 2 pools cryoprecipitate
She undergoes surgery to stabilise her pelvis and is likely to be an inpatient for some time whilst she undergoes rehabilitation.
- Now she is stable what would be the threshold to transfuse red blood cells? What her Hb target?
- What methods would you use to reduce her risk of thromboembolism?
- How would you ensure your hospital is managing major haemorrhages appropriately?
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