Monthly Archives: July 2013

First Case: Does this patient need a transfusion?

 Absolutely not.  No, watchful waiting.  PRBC, 1 unit  PRBC, 2 units  Unsure.

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Elderly female with known metastatic CA of ? Gyn origine, bladder catherer dependent, presents with weakness, fell down, and mild anemia and presumed dehydration. I am not finding the vital…

signs in the data page but see this elderly lady with CAD was given a 500 cc bolus of NSS which would presumable drop her HgB from the initial 9.7 to a lower level. Rectal exam not done to r/o

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First Case: This is an 84 female patient admitted through the emergency room with generalized weakness, fever, chills, likely urinary tract infection and likely metastatic lung masses.

Review the case abstract by clicking on or copying and pasting this box.com link into your browser. Once you have accessed the link, select the Download button to view the patient case sheet. https://app.box.com/s/mo9yi44wz61db6e26ix8 The sequential events between ER and

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Welcome to the Better Blood Use Forum for Case Discussion!

I am very pleased to welcome you to the Better Blood Use Forum for Case Discussion. We will regularly post interesting case studies from our review files. Participants will be given an opportunity to provide opinions about case management. Typically

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