Best Of AAST #8: Whole Blood At The Scene Of Injury
The Trauma Pro
SEPTEMBER 21, 2023
Here’s another abstract with a promising title that suffers from low subject numbers. Whole blood is the new darling of trauma resuscitation. Assembling a unit of whole blood from the components it was broken down into produces an inferior product from the standpoint of resuscitation. It makes sense from a coagulation standpoint, but there are a few pesky issues that need to be considered, such as antibody titers.