7. Diagnosis and Treatment of Haemorrhages in ‘Nonsurgical’ Patients

  1. Andrea Mozzarelli3,4 and
  2. Stefano Bettati3,4
  1. Umberto Rossi1 and
  2. Rosa Chianese2

Published Online: 4 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119975427.ch7

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

Rossi, U. and Chianese, R. (2011) Diagnosis and Treatment of Haemorrhages in ‘Nonsurgical’ Patients, 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.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, Rome, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    European School of Transfusion Medicine (ESTM), Italy

  2. 2

    Transfusion Medicine and Haematology Service, Hospital of Ivrea (Torino), Italy

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:

  • haemorrhage, diagnosis and treatment - in ‘Nonsurgical’ patients;
  • haemorrhages, andbleeding disorders - neither requiring nor correlated, surgical intervention;
  • correct transfusion approach - proper diagnosis and nosologic classification of haemorrhage;
  • haemorrhagic syndromes - from antithrombotic treatment or prophylaxis;
  • haemorrhages from congenital deficiency - of coagulation plasma factors;
  • factor deficiency diagnosis - and measurement of individual factors;
  • haematological laboratory test alterations – patients, with acute haemorrhage;
  • blood and blood component use - in haemorrhagic syndrome treatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Assessment

  • Laboratory Tests

  • Haemorrhagic Syndromes Clinically Indicative of Systemic Defects with Normal Screening Tests

  • Blood and Blood Components in the Treatment of Haemorrhagic Syndromes

  • Further Reading