Hemostasis: Basic Principles with Carlo Raj
Hemostasis: Basic Principles with Carlo Raj

Hemostasis: Basic Principles with Carlo Raj

by Carlo Raj, MD

Hemostasis is the mechanism that leads to cessation of bleeding from a blood vessel. It is a process that involves multiple interlinked steps. It begins with trauma to the lining of the blood vessel and culminates in the formation of a “plug” that closes up the damaged site, controlling the bleeding.

Understanding the principles of hemostasis is critical to both the inpatient and the outpatient physician, as well as both the surgical and the nonsurgical physician specialists. Disorders of bleeding are extremely common, and identifying the particular etiology of a patient’s bleeding disorder is paramount to its correction.

Understanding the principles of hemostasis have allowed us to develop life-saving medications that either augment or inhibit various points of the thrombotic cascade. A thorough understanding the mechanisms of these agents has even allowed for the development and use of reversal agents targeting these specific medications. Hemostasis is important to the practice of every clinician, and a basic understanding of these pathways is essential to excellent patient care.

Course Details

  • Videos 26
  • Duration 2:34 h
  • Quiz questions 94
  • Concept Pages 14


Your Educators of course Hemostasis: Basic Principles with Carlo Raj

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

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By William R. on 17. August 2022 for Normal Hemostasis

The lower reviews than normal kept me from watching Dr. Raj, he is stellar.

By Wafic I. on 04. February 2022 for Normal Hemostasis

I love Dr. Raj's style of explanation. Excellent as always.

Dr. Raj is the GOAT.
By Nehemiah W. on 19. September 2021 for Hemostasis: Basic Principles with Carlo Raj

Very well done!! I would do amazing things if I learned under him during residency.

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By Rohan R. on 25. July 2021 for Normal Hemostasis

speech not fluent and hard to listen to. too basic and not useful