Category Archives: Hematology

  1. Thromboelastography (TEG)

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    July 25, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr, MD Introduction Thromboelastography (TEG) is an assay that measures the visco-elastic properties of whole blood clot. TEG …
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  2. Hemophilia in the Emergency Department – Part 3

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    June 29, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr Special considerations: Inhibitors Patients with congenital hemophilia may develop IgG antibodies (referred to as inhibitors) to factor …
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  3. Hemophilia in the Emergency Department – Part 2

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    June 22, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr Treatment Goals Hemarthrosis Goal factor 40%-60% Hemophilia A dose of IV Factor VIII: 20-40 units/kg Hemophilia B …
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  4. Hemophilia in the Emergency Department – Part 1

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    June 20, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr Pathophysiology: Hemophilia is an X-linked recessive disorder, and is divided into hemophilia A and hemophilia B. Hemophilia …
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  5. Tumor Lysis Syndrome

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    May 30, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Shaughn Keating Causes Most often caused by chemotherapy leading to massive cell turnover; often seen with rapidly proliferative hematologic …
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  6. Daily Bolus of LR: Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

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    February 2, 2012 by dailybolusoflr

    Hemolytic uremic syndrome   ·         Is the #1 cause of acute renal failure in children in the US ·         Features …
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  7. Daily Bolus of LR: von Willebrand’s Disease

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    January 26, 2012 by dailybolusoflr

    Von Willebrand’s Disease Is the most common congenital bleeding disorder Autosomal dominant in most forms, but there does exist a …
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  8. Daily Bolus of LR: Factor Replacement in Hemophilia A

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    January 18, 2012 by dailybolusoflr

    Factor Replacement in Hemophilia A   Hemophilia A or Factor VIII deficiency is a hematologic disorder where patients have insufficient …
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  9. Daily Bolus of LR: Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis

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    December 12, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Thrombosis of the inferior and superior mesenteric veins is a cause of abdominal pain that should be considered in certain …
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  10. Daily Bolus of LR: Subtherapeutic INR

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    August 26, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Subtherapeutic INR   Many patients in the ED are noted to have subtherapeutic INRs.  What do you do with these …
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