Objective: To describe an alternative approach to management of severe life- threatening hemorrhagic shock and the outcome when blood was not a treatment option. Design: Case Report of the use of a Hemoglobin Based Oxygen Carrier (HBOC-201)when control of hemorrhage and intravenous crystalloids were unsuccessful in reversal of hemorrhagic shock and progressive ischemia. Setting: Trauma Center. Patients: Jehovah's Witness. Outcome: Hospital discharge and 6 month follow-up uneventful.
- Blood products
- Hemorrhagic shock
- Jehovah's Witness patients
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine