TITLE

Erythropoietin use in critically ill patients: forest and trees

AUTHOR(S)
Corwin, Howard L.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/25/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 7, p747
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the role of erythropoientin in severely ill patients. The author says that circulation of erythropoietin concentrations stop in patients with anemia which results in low hemoglobin. The haemoglobin concentration is increased in critically ill patients through stimulation of erythropoietin. A study confirmed that erythropoietin decreases mortality among trauma patients who are admitted to the intensive care units for more than 48 hours.
ACCESSION #
26594459

 

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