Chapter 5. Haematological Aspects of Cardiovascular Critical Care

  1. Mark J. D. Griffiths MRCP, PhD, EDICM, BDICM Consultant,
  2. Jeremy J. Cordingley MRCP, FRCA, EDICM Consultant and
  3. Susanna Price MRCP, PhD, EDICM, FESC Consultant
  1. Kanchan Rege MA, MRCP, FRCPath Consultant Haematologist1 and
  2. Mark J. D. Griffiths MRCP, PhD, EDICM, BDICM Consultant2

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314502.ch5

Cardiovascular Critical Care

Cardiovascular Critical Care

How to Cite

Rege, K. and Griffiths, M. J. D. (2010) Haematological Aspects of Cardiovascular Critical Care, in Cardiovascular Critical Care (eds M. J. D. Griffiths, J. J. Cordingley and S. Price), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314502.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405148573

Online ISBN: 9781444314502

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Keywords:

  • Since the Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care (TRICC);
  • CPB include the huge doses of unfractionated heparin (UFH);
  • Thromboprophylaxis in the ICU;
  • Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT);
  • Blood sparing techniques for surgery;
  • Pre-operative autologous donation (PAD);
  • Acute normovolaemic haemodilution (ANH);
  • Fresh frozen plasma (FFP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Management of bleeding

  • Thromboprophylaxis in the ICU

  • Anticoagulation of patients with prosthetic heart valves

  • Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)

  • Near patient testing

  • Blood sparing techniques for surgery

  • Conclusion

  • References