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Category: Surgery--->Hemostasis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion
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Which of the following is the most common intrinsic platelet defect? 

A. Thrombasthenia
B. Bernard-Soulier syndrome
C. Cyclooxygenase deficiency
D. Storage pool disease

Question 12# Print Question

Which finding is not consistent with TTP?

A. Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia
B. Schistocytes on peripheral blood smear
C. Fever
D. Splenomegaly

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What is FALSE regarding coagulation during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)? 

A. Contact with circuit tubing and membranes activates inflammatory cascades, and causes abnormal platelet and clotting factor function
B. Coagulopathy is compounded by sheer stress
C. Following bypass, platelets' morphology and ability to aggregate are irreversibly altered
D. Coagulopathy is compounded by hypothermia and hemodilution

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Following a recent abdominal surgery, your patient is in the ICU with septic shock. Below what level of hemoglobin would a blood transfusion be indicated? 

A. <12 g/dL
B. <10 g/dL
C. <8 g/dL
D. <7 g/dL

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Less than 0.5% of transfusions result in a serious transfusion-related complication.

What is the leading cause of transfusion-related deaths?

A. Transfusion-related acute lung injury
B. ABO hemolytic transfusion reactions
C. Bacterial contamination of platelets
D. Iatrogenic hepatitis C infection

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