Blood transfusion

Category: Emergency Club


Dr Chiara Valtolina Dipl ACVECC, Dipl ECVECC
EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

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About The Webinar

Blood transfusion should be considered a lifesaving procedures for many animals: it is often used in the resuscitation period of animals suffering of acute blood loss and it can prolong life of a patient that suffers from serious chronic anaemia. Blood and blood products thanks to private blood banks are becoming more available to every clinic. Blood transfusion is however a procedure that should be accurately performed as it is not free of complications. In this presentation we will discuss all about and around blood transfusion from when and what product to use, pre compatibility testing and how to recognise and treat transfusion reactions .

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