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6.4 Transfusion management and haemostatic changes in major obstetric haemorrhage in the UK.

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UNLABELLED: : Blood transfusion is fundamental to improving outcomes during major obstetric haemorrhage (MOH). Current guidelines recommend that fresh frozen plasma (FFP), cryoprecipitate and platelets are transfused when PT/APTT is >1.5 × baseline, fibrinogen <1 g/dL and platelet count <50 × 10(9)/L, respectively. However, these recommendations are not evidence-based. AIMS: to describe coagulation abnormalities and transfusion requirements during MOH (defined as transfusion of ≥8 un...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition
Volume:
99 Suppl 1
Issue:
Suppl 1
Pages:
A8
Publication date:
2014-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2052
ISSN:
1359-2998
URN:
uuid:82099962-c89e-46d5-9557-7ee8d974c826
Source identifiers:
476026
Local pid:
pubs:476026
Language:
English

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