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January 29, 2016
This protocol discusses harvesting a vein graft.
September 18, 2015
Red blood cell transfusion in cardiac surgical patients has been strongly associated with increased infection, increased ischemic post-operative events, prolonged hospital stay, increased mortality, and increased hospital costs. The goal of this protocol is to identify cardiac surgical patients who will safely undergo care and receive no homologous blood transfusions.
August 28, 2015
This protocol provides guidance for temporary pacemaker verification and troubleshooting.
August 21, 2015
This protocol outlines the multidisciplinary approach to perioperative blood management for cardiac surgical patients at the California Pacific Medical Center.