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Sublingual capnometry for rapid determination of the severity of hemorrhagic shock.



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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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2 Key Question 2: For patients with known or suspected trauma who are treated out-of-hospital by EMS personnel, what is the predictive utility of measures of respiratory compromise for predicting serious injury requiring transport to the highest level trauma center available? 2a: How does the predictive utility of the studied measures of respiratory 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 Sublingual capnometry for rapid determination of the severity of hemorrhagic shock.
Author Baron BJ., Dutton RP., Zehtabchi S., Spanfelner J., Stavile KL., Khodorkovsky B., Nagdev A., Hahn B., Scalea TM.
Country Department of Emergency Medicine (B.J.B., S.Z., K.L.S., B.K., A.N., B.H.), State University of New York Downstate Medical Center and Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA. bonny.baron@verizon.net
Year 2007
Numbers Pubmed ID: 17215742

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