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Comparing biomarkers of traumatic shock: the utility of anion gap, base excess, and serum lactate in the ED.



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1 Key Question 1: For patients with known or suspected trauma who are treated out-of-hospital by EMS personnel, what is the predictive utility of measures of circulatory compromise or derivative measures (e.g., the shock index) for predicting serious injury requiring transport to the highest level trauma center available? 1a: How does the predictive utility of the studied measures of circulatory compromise vary across age groups (e.g., children or the elderly)? Specifically, what values for the different age ranges are supported by the evidence?
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Title Comparing biomarkers of traumatic shock: the utility of anion gap, base excess, and serum lactate in the ED.
Author Caputo ND., Kanter M., Fraser R., Simon R.
Country Department of Emergency Medicine, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY.
Year 2015
Numbers Pubmed ID: 26027886

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