Transfusion medicine: Blood products, blood-typing, and preliminary testing

Dawn Ruben

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article


Emergency patients that are being treated for trauma or those requiring surgery may depend on blood transfusions for survival. Therefore, it is crucial for all members of the veterinary health care team to know the basics of transfusion medicine, how to properly administer blood products, and how best to monitor patients for complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)484-492
Number of pages9
JournalVeterinary Technician
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2004


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Small Animals

Cite this