Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 330--337

Role of blood transfusion in obstetrics


L Reshma, S Sreelatha 
 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ESIMC PGIMSR, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. L Reshma
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ESIMC PGIMSR, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru , Karnataka
India

Blood transfusion in obstetrics should be administered to save the patient's life. Severe blood loss could lead to hypovolemic shock which requires an immediate blood transfusion to prevent organ failure and death. Transfusion of blood and blood components must be approached like the use of medicines. They must be used only after weighing the benefits against the risks as well as in the right dose, right indication, and schedule. This review article deals with preparation, indications, administration of blood components, and its complications in obstetrics.


How to cite this article:
Reshma L, Sreelatha S. Role of blood transfusion in obstetrics.Trop J Obstet Gynaecol 2019;36:330-337


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Reshma L, Sreelatha S. Role of blood transfusion in obstetrics. Trop J Obstet Gynaecol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Aug 10 ];36:330-337
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