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Reappraising the concept of massive transfusion in trauma.

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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 Reappraising the concept of massive transfusion in trauma.
Author Stanworth SJ., Morris TP., Gaarder C., Goslings JC., Maegele M., Cohen MJ., K├Ânig TC., Davenport RA., Pittet JF., Johansson PI., Allard S., Johnson T., Brohi K.
Country NHS Blood & Transplant, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9BQ, UK.
Year 2010
Numbers Pubmed ID: 21192812

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