Understanding Blood and Blood Components
Learn more about blood and 'minor blood fractions' with this helpful interactive chart.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- If I request medical or surgical care without the use of blood transfusions will my wishes be honored?
- Do I need to carry my own Advance Directive or Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare?
- What if I will only accept blood as a life-saving measure in an emergency?
- Is there anything I should know if I am planning an elective admission at AGH as a bloodless medicine patient?
- What is Erythropoietin/EPO and Why is it Prescribed?
- Do I Need an Advance Directive?
- What is Apheresis?
- What is Albumin?
- What is FFP?
- Is There Blood in the 'Swine Flu' Vaccine?
- Is a Cooperative Surgeon Enough?
- Are Blood Substitutes Currently Available in the United States?
- Understanding the Benefits and Limitations of Non-Blood Volume Expanders
- Is a Minor Blood Fraction a Small Amount of Blood?
- What is an Epidural Blood Patch?
- Rh o(D) Immune Globulin - Your Questions Answered
- How Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Benefit the Bloodless Patient?
- How Do I Prepare Nutritionally For Upcoming Surgery?
- What Are Non-Blood Volume Expanders?
- What is hemin? How is it used?
- Organ Transplantation Without Blood - Your Questions
- Intraoperative Blood Salvage- How does it work?
- Am I anemic?
For more information on commonly-asked questions related to bloodless medicine,