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Post by Velsundar » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:24 am

What blood product should be given in case of deep puncture wound which has bled a lot as an emergency measure ?
The nurse should provide clotting factors and volume expansion. Fresh-frozen plasma may be used to provide clotting factors or volume expansion. It is rich in clotting factors and can be thawed quickly and transfused right away.
In this situation increasing the hemoglobin, hemotocrit and neutrophil levels is not needed and transfusing whole blood will not specifically increase the Hb, hematocrit and neutrophil levels significantly.
Note that FFP does not contain any platelet

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Post by Dr.VKV M.S. » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:28 am

About FFP I don't have a clear idea. Please let me know in what all conditions FFP is indicated.

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