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Why do you want to avoid giving crystalloid for someone in shock/use as little as possible

- only about 1/4 stays in blood, rest goes through endothelial gap junctions
- Pro-inflammatory during shock
- produces dilutional coagulopathy

2

Best IV access for trauma

fastest, simplest route
- large bore, short length
- flow limited by IV gauge and length/not size of vein

3

universal plasma donor

AB

4

universal blood donor

type O

5

most serious transfusion reaction

Actute hemolytic reaction -- have mismatched blood type