Blood Loss

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  • Created on: 18-02-16 16:06
Problems with blood in surgery
Clotting- if not stored , Immunity- doesn't match blood type, Availability- blood can't be stored
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Previously in surgery dealing with blood loss
tieing veins with ligatures, clamping limbs, sewing vessels
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Who was James Blundell
In the 1800's Blundell was trying to solve the issue of blood loss
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What was Karl Landsteiner's significance?
He discovered in 1900s that there was blood groups and some people's blood wasn't compatible with others. Each blood cell had antibodies that would react to foreign blood.
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Why did the discovery of blood groups make a big impact?
It was now understood why some early blood transfusions didn't work and it allowed the basis for blood and successful transfusions to be triggered
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Previously in surgery dealing with blood loss

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tieing veins with ligatures, clamping limbs, sewing vessels

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Who was James Blundell

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What was Karl Landsteiner's significance?

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Why did the discovery of blood groups make a big impact?

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