We report a case of compassionate use of a haemoglobin-based oxygen carrier in a severely injured Jehovaha??s Witness patient, for whom survival was considered unlikely. Severe anaemia and cardiac hypoxia were reversed after slow infusion of this agent. No vasoactive side effects were associated with the treatment, possibly due to the slow infusion, and the patient survived
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||The Medical Journal of Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
Fitzgerald, M., Chan, J., Ross, A., Liew, S., Butt, W., Baguley, D., Salem, H., Russ, M., Deasy, C., Martin, K., Mathew, J., & Rosenfeld, J. (2011). A synthetic haemoglobin-based oxygen carrier and the reversal of cardiac hypoxia secondary to severe anaemia following trauma. The Medical Journal of Australia, 194(9), 471-473.