Release Date: Jun 2019
CC: PC, MK, PBL, ICS, SBP
Eric A. Gehrie, MD
Medical Director of Blood Bank, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD; Assistant Professor of Pathology and Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the definition of post-partum hemorrhage, and the risk it poses to health.
- Appreciate the role of the massive transfusion protocol in the treatment of post-partum hemorrhage.
- Explain the evidence backing the use of tranexamic acid to treat post-partum hemorrhage.
Who should attend? Practicing Pathologists, Residents, Laboratory Managers, Bench Supervisors, Bench Technologists & Technicians
In this webcast, participants will be updated on the role of the laboratory in the management of patients with obstetrical hemorrhage. The role of the massive transfusion protocol, fibrinogen replacement therapy, and antifibrinolytic therapy will be specifically discussed.