Emergent Use of Group A Thawed Plasma
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In an ideal world, all trauma patients needing transfusion would receive ABO-identical plasma. However, in reality, many patients received ABO-compatible plasma, which results in an increase in overall complications. In this presentation, Dr. Stubbs reviews the current knowledge about transfusion complications related to the emergency use of plasma and the patient care benefits of using group A thawed plasma.
- James Stubbs, MD
- Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic
- Chair of the Division of Transfusion Medicine
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