TACO & TRALI: What’s the difference?
Watch this presentation by Dr Peta Dennington (3 June 2015) exploring Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO) & Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI). As initial presentation and clinical management may be quite similar, longer term investigation and management depends on identifying the difference.
- Understand the differences in aetiology between TACO and TRALI.
- Understand the differences in clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of TACO and TRALI.
- Understand the differences in prevention of TACO and TRALI.
Presenter: Dr Peta Dennington, Transfusion Medicine Specialist, Blood Service.