TITLE

Resuscitation beyond Advanced Trauma Life Support: damage control

AUTHOR(S)
Kaczynski, Jakub
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Mar2013, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the general principles of the damage control concept in the management of the haemorrhaging patient. It mentions that damage control resuscitation and damage control surgery are important parts of management. Damage control resuscitation involves normalization of physiological parameters which increase the probability of survival of trauma patients and damage control surgery involves restoring physiology and then correcting anatomy; multidisciplinary care is crucial. INSET: KEY POINTS.
ACCESSION #
86431991

 

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