"Hemostatics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Agents acting to arrest the flow of blood. Absorbable hemostatics arrest bleeding either by the formation of an artificial clot or by providing a mechanical matrix that facilitates clotting when applied directly to the bleeding surface. These agents function more at the capillary level and are not effective at stemming arterial or venous bleeding under any significant intravascular pressure.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Hemostatics".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Hemostatics".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hemostatics" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Hemostatics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.