Protocol leads to decreased blood use during maternal bleeding

02/20/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

The need for blood transfusions and hysterectomies declined with the use of a comprehensive treatment protocol for maternal bleeding at participating hospitals, according to findings presented at a maternal-fetal medicine meeting. The protocol led to reductions of 22%, 31%, 43% and 58% in the use of packed red blood cells, fresh frozen platelets, platelets and cryoprecipitate, respectively.

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