Blood, Blood Everywhere (Dr. Nathan Nielsen – May 12, 2017)

Pearls When approaching a major hemorrhage scenario, there are several considerations before even contemplating the use of blood products: IV access (including intraosseus lines) Source control (involving interventionists, including surgeons, early) Anti-coagulant antidotes/reversal agents The optimal transfusion “ratio” is not presently known, if there is one.  The 1:1:1 RBC/plasma/platelet ratio …