The First Pint of Blood Given to Not Blood-Typed Patient
Discuss the first pint of blood given to the not blood-typed patients.
A patient is brought into the Emergency Department after suffering a motor vehicle collision. He has lost a lot of blood and so far has not been blood-typed. What would the first pint of blood given to him be? What happens in each phase of the clotting response? Name a disease or condition that would inhibit the clotting response. In any given complete blood count with differential, the report can point to various different diseases or indications of problems within the individual. So what would you expect to see in the complete blood counts of a person with an acute allergic reaction? A person with a bacterial infection? A person who has recovered from a recent illness a month ago?