Learning Zones

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Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.

Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Journal articles

Risk Factors for Complications after Peripheral Vascular Surgery in 3,202 Patient Procedures.

Complications after open vascular surgery are a major health challenge for the healthcare system and the patients. 

Added 2 years ago

The wound/burn guidelines - 3: Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment for diabetic ulcer/gangrene.

We aimed to prepare guidelines for the management of diabetic ulcer/gangrene with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of skin symptoms.

Added 2 years ago

Causative Pathogens, Antibiotic Sensitivity, Resistance Patterns, and Severity in a Contemporary Series of Fournier's Gangrene

Objective: To identify the causative pathogens and evaluate the antibiotic sensitivity, resistance patterns, and virulence in a contemporary series of...

Added 6 years ago

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