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bleeding put prehospital

Donald Jenkins, James Stubbs, Steve Williams, Kathleen Berns, Martin Zielinski, Geir Strandenes, Scott Zietlow
Remote damage control resuscitation is a recently defined term used to describe techniques and strategies to provide hemostatic resuscitation to injured patients in the prehospital setting. In the civilian setting, unlike the typical military setting, patients who require treatment for hemorrhage come in all ages with all types of comorbidities and have bleeding that may be non-trauma related. Thus, in the austere setting, addressing the needs of the patient is no less challenging than in the military environment, albeit the caregivers are typically not putting their lives at risk to provide such care...
May 2014: Shock
Marcel Levi
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Hemorrhage is the second most important cause of death in patients with trauma, contributing to approximately 30% of trauma-related mortality. Pharmacological prohemostatic agents may be useful adjunctive treatment options in patients with severe blood loss. RECENT FINDINGS: Tranexamic acid was evaluated in a large international randomized controlled study in patients with trauma and severe blood loss. The drug was shown to reduce death due to bleeding, provided the treatment was given within 3 h after injury...
June 2012: Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology
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