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Case Presentation: Creation and Utilization of a Novel Field Improvised Autologous Transfusion System in a Combat Casualty

Summer 2019

Scarborough T, Turconi M, Callaway DW. 19(2). 134 - 137. (Journal Article)


This case report describes the technical aspects in first use of a novel field improvised autologous transfusion (FIAT) system. It highlights a potential solution for specific trauma patients during advanced resuscitative care (ARC) and prolonged field care (PFC) scenarios where other blood products are not available.

Keywords: blood transfusion; resuscitation; shock, hemorrhagic; fluid therapy; military medicine; warfare; unconventional medicine

PMID: 31201769

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