Improvements in early mortality and coagulopathy are sustained better in patients with blunt trauma after institution of a massive transfusion protocol in a civilian level I trauma center Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Blood Coagulation Disorders
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating

abstract

  • In the civilian setting, aggressive use of FFP and platelets drastically reduces 24-hour mortality and early coagulopathy in patients with trauma. Reduction in 30 day mortality was only seen after blunt trauma in this small subset.

publication date

  • June 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181a59ad5

PubMed ID

  • 19509623

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1616

end page

  • 24

volume

  • 66

number

  • 6