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Walking donor transfusion in a far forward environment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16144177     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report details the walking donor transfusion (WDT) option for management of exsanguinating hemorrhage performed in an austere environment. It has civilian application in situations in which local blood supply is overwhelmed by demand due to a natural or manmade (ie, terrorist) disaster. WDT is discussed in light of alternative transfusion techniques, and the history of WDT is briefly discussed. Walking donor transfusion is appropriate for use in extreme cases of patient exsanguination.
Robert Malsby; James Frizzi; Peter Ray; John Raff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-07     Completed Date:  2005-09-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  809-10     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
528th Special Operations Support Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC 28310, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Donors*
Blood Transfusion*
Disaster Planning
Military Medicine
Military Personnel*
United States
Wounds, Gunshot / therapy*

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