Management of Bleeding Patients
This latest edition provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to managing bleeding patients. Like the previous edition, the sections of this new edition have been structured to review the overall scope of issues, among them bleeding associated with disease condition, bleeding from specific organs, bleeding associated with medication, and bleeding associated with procedures. In addition to thoroughly revised and updated chapters from the previous edition, the latest edition features new chapters on such topics as the basics of hemostasis, bleeding due to rare coagulation factor deficiencies, bleeding associated with connective tissue disorders, massive transfusion protocol, bleeding associated with ventricular assist device, and evaluation of bleeding risk prior to invasive procedures. The volume also includes brief etiology and a practical reference guide regarding type of blood components, medication, dose, and duration.
Written by authors from a variety of integrated disciplines, Management of Bleeding Patients, Second Edition is a valuable resource for clinicians working in the area of bleeding management.