Sep
2003

A laboratory evaluation of the Level 1 Rapid Infuser (H1025) and the Belmont Instrument Fluid Management System (FMS 2000) for rapid transfusion.

Comunale ME
Anesth Analg 2003;97:1064-1069.
NATA Rating :
Review by : Kretschmer V
NATA Review

Investigation of 2 rapid transfusion devices of practical importance. Unfortunately, the article only provides information on transfusion speed, heating of blood and risk of air embolism, and not on quality of the transfused blood (e.g., hemolysis).

– Volker Kretschmer