TITLE

Damage control resuscitation: addressing trauma-induced coagulopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Duchesne, Juan C.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36156995

 

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