autoinfusion

autoinfusion

 [aw″to-in-fu´zhun]
the forcing of blood toward the heart by measures such as bandaging of limbs or compressing of the abdominal aorta.

au·to·in·fu·sion

(aw'tō-in-fyū'shŭn),
Forcing the blood from the extremities or other areas for example, spleen, as by the application of a bandage or pressure device, to raise the blood pressure and fill the vessels in the vital centers; resorted to after excessive loss of blood or other body fluids. Compare: autotransfusion.

autoinfusion

[-infyo̅o̅′zhən]
a technique for forcing blood from the extremities to the body core by applying bandages. It may be used to control bleeding and, in surgery, to create a relatively bloodless surgical field.

au·to·in·fu·sion

(aw'tō-in-fyū'zhŭn)
Forcing the blood from the extremities or other areas such as the spleen, as by the application of a bandage or pressure device, to raise the blood pressure and fill the vessels in the vital centers; resorted to after excessive loss of blood or other body fluids.
Compare: autotransfusion