6. Acute Traumatic Hemorrhage and Anemia

  1. Andrea Mozzarelli2,3 and
  2. Stefano Bettati2,3
  1. Lena M. Napolitano

Published Online: 4 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119975427.ch6

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Oxygen Therapeutics: From Transfusion to Artificial Blood

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Oxygen Therapeutics: From Transfusion to Artificial Blood

How to Cite

Napolitano, L. M. (2011) Acute Traumatic Hemorrhage and Anemia, in Chemistry and Biochemistry of Oxygen Therapeutics: From Transfusion to Artificial Blood (eds A. Mozzarelli and S. Bettati), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119975427.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy

  2. 3

    National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, Rome, Italy

Author Information

  1. Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470686683

Online ISBN: 9781119975427

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Keywords:

  • medical needs for oxygen supply - acute traumatic hemorrhage, and anemia;
  • hemorrhage, control and treatment - critical aspect of trauma care;
  • oxygen-carrying resuscitation fluid - patients with traumatic injuries, allogeneic RBC transfusion;
  • “the bloody vicious cycle” - after major torso trauma, multifactorial;
  • evidence-based guidelines for RBC transfusion - adult trauma, and critical care;
  • blood transfusion in trauma - massive transfusion (MT), uncontrolled hemorrhage;
  • guidelines for transfusion in trauma patient - standard operating procedure;
  • oxygen therapeutics in trauma - need for alternatives, to allogeneic RBCs for transfusion;
  • PolyHeme, first-generation pyridoxylated polymerized Hb - from outdated human blood;
  • transfusion of bleeding patient with RBCs - and careful vigilance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Blood Transfusion in Trauma

  • Oxygen Therapeutics in Trauma

  • Conclusion

  • References