• Pelvic Fracture Pattern Predicts the Need for Hemorrhage Control Intervention – Results of a AAST Multi-Institutional Study (June 2017)

    Category: Epidemiology, Shock
    Todd W. Costantini, MD, Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD, John B. Holcomb, MD, Jeanette M. Podbielski, RN, Richard D. Catalano, MD, Allie Blackburn, MD, Thomas M. Scalea, MD, Deborah M. Stein, MD, MPH, Lashonda Williams, MD, Joseph Conflitti, MD, Scott Keeney, DO, Christy Hoey, RN, Tianhua Zhou, Jason Sperry, MD, MPH, Dimitra Skiada, MD, Kenji Inaba, MD, Brian H. Williams, MD, Joseph P. Minei, MD, Alicia Privette, MD, Robert C. Mackersie, MD, Brenton R. Robinson, Forrest O. Moore, MD, and the AAST Pelvic Fracture Study Group
    CME 1 CME Credit(s)

    Learning Objectives:

    The purpose of this analysis was to identify patient factors that predicted the need for any pelvic hemorrhage control intervention in patients admitted with pelvic fracture meeting criteria for shock.

    Impact Statement:

    The early identification of significant pelvic bleeding that necessitates urgent hemorrhage control is critical in the timely management of severely injured patients with pelvic fracture.

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