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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
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injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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Hence, the blood bank has circulated instructions to all wards and operation theaters with "dos and don'ts." The western literature shows 0.014-0.08% risk of transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) [9] and the low incidence may be because of failure of recognition of the condition.
Pulmonary edema after transfusion: how to differentiate transfusion-associated circulatory overload from transfusion-related acute lung injury. Crit Care Med 2006; 34(Suppl 5): S109-13.
In an attempt to reduce infectious complications, the use of leukocyte-depleted PRBCs is recommended; in contrast, the pooled solvent-detergent FFP may be preferred over standard FFP to reduce the risk for transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI).
Other examples of transfusion-related complications include circulatory overload, hemolysis, and transfusion-related acute lung injury (Zonozy, 2013).
Filippidis et al., "Malepredominant plasma transfusion strategy for preventing transfusion-related acute lung injury: a systematic review," Critical Care Medicine, vol.
Moreover, multiple studies have confirmed that transfusion has risks, including propagation of blood borne diseases [19, 20], allergic reactions [21], and transfusion-related acute lung injury [22,23].
The ability of antibodies to destroy an organ within a few hours is well known; an example of this is the transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI).
(1) So, multiple platelet transfusions, irrespective of appropriate indications can put the patient in serious transfusion-induced complications such as febrile non-haemolytic transfusion reactions, bacterial sepsis, transfusion-related acute lung injury, allergic reactions, alloimmunization, and platelet refractoriness, pulmonary oedema and transfusion transmitted infections.
Transfusion-related acute lung injury: current concepts for the clinician.
Besides incompatible blood transfusion leading to the hemolytic transfusion reaction, other transfusion reactions occurring in the recipients of blood transfusion are febrile reactions, allergic and anaphylactic reactions, circulatory overload, rarely immunologic complications, and transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI).
Despite all the blood products transfused, the patient did not develop transfusion-associated circulatory overload (TACO) or transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI).
Matthay, "Neutrophils and their Fc[gamma] receptors are essential in a mouse model of transfusion-related acute lung injury," Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.

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