Role of Hemoglobin/Hematocrit

Kristine J. Guleserian, Hae W. Kim, Bruce Pearce, Arkadiy Pitman, A. Gerson Greenburg

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAlternatives to Blood Transfusion in Transfusion Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405163217
StatePublished - Sep 4 2010


  • "optimal hemoglobin"
  • "transfusion trigger"
  • An alternative to hemoglobin concentration as the "transfusion trigger"
  • Individual patients and clinical conditions
  • Is the optimal hemoglobin the minimally acceptable hemoglobin?
  • Is there really a transfusion trigger?
  • Physiology of oxygen delivery
  • The "10/30 rule"

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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