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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Calcium in Exsanguinating Patients

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EMCrit 298 - May 12, 2021 - By Scott Weingart
“Something I have been preaching for a decade has finally gotten the attention and research it deserves. On this episode, I get two of the authors from the Lethal Diamond Paper to discuss hypocalcemia in the bleeding patient…

What to Do
  1. Give calcium with your first unit of blood in trauma (and TXA)
  2. Consider giving 1g for every 2-4 products you administer during large transfusion
  3. Send and Respond to Icals