surgical blood management

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surgical blood management

The manner in which blood or volume expanders are used in surgery, with the intent of minimising the risk of infection and immunoreactivity, while reducing or eliminating allogeneic transfusions.

surgical blood management

Transfusion medicine The manner in which blood or volume expanders are used in surgery, with the intent of minimizing the risk of infection and immunoreactivity, while reducing or eliminating allogeneic transfusions. See Autologous transfusion, Colloids, Crystalloids, Hemodilution, Intraoperative blood salvage, Postoperative reinfusion, Preoperative autologous donation.
Surgical blood management techniques
Intraoperative blood salvage  
Postoperative reinfusion    
Transfusion  
 Allogeneic donation
 Autologous (self) donation
Hemodilution  
 Colloids
 Crystalloids