Individual Learning Exercise
This exercise is focused on techniques for blood salvage and conservation in modern medical practice. There is a wealth of online information and other resources on these techniques relating to their use, configuration, indications and complications.
In no more than five printed pages (12 point) including diagrams, answer the following questions:
A.What areas of surgery and general medicine employ autologous blood salvage and conservation techniques?
b.Numerous techniques and technologies are used to avoid transfusion of allogeneic blood. With the use of diagrams, compare these, highlighting their advantages and disadvantages.