Point-of-injury Use of Reconstituted Freeze Dried Plasma as a Resuscitative Fluid: A Special Report for Prehospital Trauma Care
ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAM HOUSTON TX
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This special report describes the broader implications of prehospital fluid resuscitation in the context of what is the first reported case of point-of-injury use of reconstituted, lyophilized single-donor freeze dried plasma FDP as a resuscitative fluid. The Israeli Defense Force Medical Corps IDF-MC has deployed FDP as another step in the evolution of casualty care to bring damage-control resuscitation closer to the point of injury as part of the multidisciplinary efforts to improve trauma victims outcome.
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