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lunes, 4 de julio de 2016

Underestimating Bleeding

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SCANCRIT - Posted on July 3, 2016 - By K
Not this.
"We are constantly discussing TXA, prehospital blood transfusions, tourniquets, pressure points, Reboa and what not.
None of which is going to help us much if we don’t actually recognise lethal bleeding when it is right there staring at us.
We tend to underestimate bleeding.
We tend to think of major haemorrhage as glorious, arterial, pulsating, gushing fountains of blood. But obviously, unless we work as combat medics, we rarely see this type of bleeding in the field or ED..."