Damage control resuscitation: addressing trauma-induced coagulopathy

Duchesne, Juan C.
January 2009
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
Damage control resuscitation attempts early, aggressive correction of trauma-induced coagulopathy in conjunction with interventions designed to achieve early surgical haemostasis and control of contamination. This article reviews the basis of damage control resuscitation and looks at implications for optimizing prognosis after trauma.


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