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Transplantation

Transplantation

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

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.

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Journal articles

Treatment of acute abdominal pain in the emergency room: A systematic review of the literature

Appropriate pain therapy prior to diagnosis in patients with acute abdominal pain remains controversial. Several recent studies have demonstrated that...

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CME

Abdominal pain in children

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Union of European Medical Specialists (via European Accreditation Council for CME)
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