Red-Cell Transfusion in Clinical Practice

Harvey G. Klein

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationChemistry and Biochemistry of Oxygen Therapeutics: From Transfusion to Artificial Blood
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages213-220
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780470686683
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 4 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anemia, a poor prognostic factor - in clinical situations
  • Developed world, and elderly - using blood, challenges as populations continue to age
  • Era of modern transfusion dates, early 20th century - ABO blood group identification
  • Potential for transfusion benefit - developing world, scarce and hazardous
  • Red-cell transfusion - in clinical practice
  • Red-cell transfusion risks - threat of transfusion-transmitted pathogens, declining
  • Red-cell-transfusion trigger - need for red cells
  • Statistics, about blood - being more difficult to come by
  • Timing of transfusions, and impact on hematocrit, not assessed
  • Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care (TRICC) - and anemia and transfusion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

Cite this

Klein, H. G. (2011). Red-Cell Transfusion in Clinical Practice. In Chemistry and Biochemistry of Oxygen Therapeutics: From Transfusion to Artificial Blood (pp. 213-220). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119975427.ch15