component therapy

component therapy

transfusion of an individual blood component rather than whole blood, to treat a specific deficiency, avoid volume overload, and prevent reactions to unneeded blood products. Compare plasmapheresis. See also packed cells, pooled plasma.
The therapeutic use of specific portions—components—of blood—e.g., factor VIII concentrates, packed red cells, or platelets—rather than whole blood

component therapy

Blood component therapy, see there.

com·po·nent ther·a·py

(kŏm-pō'nĕnt thār'ā-pē)
A means of providing patients with a specific blood component.

component therapy

in transfusion medicine, use of just that component of blood which is required, e.g. whole blood, packed red blood cells, or plasma.
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The activity of GET Consortium and its partners in its endeavor to address this current outbreak, will ultimately result in much needed indigenous capacity development in the field of blood component therapy in Africa.
Ultrasound-guided tumour biopsy was performed after aggressive component therapy to restore platelet level.
Anesthesiologists from North America contribute outlines of assessment, intraoperative and postoperative issues, positioning, monitoring, equipment and procedures, fluid management and blood component therapy, neuraxial and regional anesthesia, pharmacology, anesthesia and comorbid diseases, and pediatric and subspecialty issues, along with color atlases of regional anesthesia, transesophageal echocardiography, and procedures.
The extinction of 'blood transfusion' in the established economies is now proposed as the way forward for the developing world; the WHO strongly advocates centralised blood centres, component therapy and fractionation of recovered plasma as the only template (5).
Iftikhar Ahmed, Director Ojha DUHS and Haematological Manifestations and Role of Blood Component Therapy by Prof.
Involved-nodal radiation therapy as a component therapy for limited-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma: A question of field size.
Covering issues in anesthesia and analgesia in clinical situations from emergencies to long-term care of the critically ill, the 16 papers here address perioperative care (blood component therapy and hemostasis, respiratory care, cardio-protection and ambulatory or outpatient care), clinical pharmacology (new work on the mechanisms of pain pharmacology, drug administration techniques, new reversal agents and receptors), monitoring and equipment (equipment for CPR, computers in anesthesia and ICUs, simulation in anesthesia and intensive care, and new intubation equipment), and critical care (serious medical errors, the :Surviving Sepsis" campaign, glycemic control and hypothermia after cardiac arrest).
The first chapter in particular, Component Therapy before Bedside Procedures, by Walter Dzik, challenges us to consider the evidence for our practice and the assumptions we make.
American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Blood Component Therapy.
Additional chapters address imaging, anesthesia, fluid and blood component therapy administration, procedures, wound management, universal/standard precautions, and administrative aspects like professionalism, communication and interpersonal issues, research, and nursing.
2) American Society of Anesthesiologists, "Practice guidelines for blood component therapy: a report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Blood Component Therapy.
We have significant worldwide experience in the development and commercialization of blood processing systems, blood component therapy, hospital based transfusion medicine and the regional blood center system," concluded Clibourn.

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