Transfusion of Whole Blood in Patients in Shock.
ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY
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Blood logistics during World Wars I and II, Korea, and Vietnam are presented. The history of blood banking in the military is traced, emphasizing research and development which provided improved blood preservation, storage, shipping, and transfusion. Problems of transfusion are presented concerning the role of the group O universal donor versus group specific crossmatched blood during mass casuality situations. The prevention of hemolytic, pyrogenic, allergic, and other febrile reactions is discussed. Author
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies