Chapter 12. Iatrogenic Blood Loss

  1. Petra Seeber MD1 and
  2. Aryeh Shander MD, FCCM, FCCP Chief2,3

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692233.ch12

Basics of Blood Management

Basics of Blood Management

How to Cite

Seeber, P. and Shander, A. (2007) Iatrogenic Blood Loss, in Basics of Blood Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692233.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, HELIOS Klinik Blankenhain, Wirthstr. 5, 99444 Blankenhain, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management and Hyperbaric Medicine, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 350 Engle Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

  3. 3

    Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151313

Online ISBN: 9780470692233

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Keywords:

  • blood loss;
  • coagulopathy;
  • anemic;
  • phlebotomy;
  • ailments

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Objectives of This Chapter

  • Definitions

  • Causes of Iatrogenic Blood Loss

  • Problem 1: Phlebotomy-laboratory Testing causes Blood Loss

  • Problem 2: Resting Patients Lose Blood

  • Problem 3: Stressed Patients Lose Blood

  • Problem 4: Diagnostic Interventions Cause Blood Loss

  • Problem 5: Medications may Cause Blood Loss

  • Problem 6: Blood Loss Caused by ECC

  • Problem 7: Timing Influences Blood Loss

  • The role of Iatrogenic Blood Loss in Blood Management

  • Key Points

  • Questions for creview

  • Suggestions for Further Research

  • Exercises and Practice Cases

  • Homework

  • References