TITLE

From Donor to Patient in 20 Minutes

AUTHOR(S)
Cassella, David; Appenzeller, George; Stich, John
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2009, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on emergency resuscitation with whole blood during Operation Iraqi Freedom. It discusses the development of the forward surgical team (FST). It is inferred that hemorrhage is the leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality on the modern battlefield. It explains the responsibilities, capabilities and staffing of forward surgical team organization. It also discusses the establishment of a walking blood bank.
ACCESSION #
37263764

 

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