This presentation is intended for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory scientists, and other members of the healthcare team involved in the care of patients with massive bleeding.

The goal of this activity is to provide medical news to physicians and other healthcare professionals in order to enhance patient care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define a massive transfusion
  2. Discuss the importance of a massive transfusion protocol (MTP)
  3. Describe the impact of MTP on blood use and patient outcomes

Faculty 

Lisa Baumann-Kreuziger, MD, MS 
Associate Medical Director, 
BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Inc.
Assistant Investigator, Blood Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine/Hematology and Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin

Disclosure: Dr. Lisa Baumann-Kreuziger has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Dr. Baumann-Kreuziger will be discussing the off-label use of tranexamic acid and fibrinogen concentrate.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 0.5 hours of participation for continuing education for health professionals.