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Today's Daily Dose: Transfusion-associated lung injury

VETERINARY MEDICINE

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“Transfusion-associated lung injury is an acute lung injury temporally associated with transfusion of plasma-containing blood products. Most authorities agree that the syndrome generally develops within six hours of transfusion and tends to carry a better prognosis than acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome. It is important to make the distinction between transfusion-associated lung injury and transfusion-associated circulatory overload, as treatments for each will vary.”

—Kristen P. Woosley, DVM, DACVECC

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