Year in review – Trauma


Blogger PHW (drph_w)

A great run down this morning of the most interesting papers and guidelines in trauma and sepsis. Links included where able.


Lt-Col Andy Johnston

Age of Transfused Blood in Critically Ill Adults



Transfusion of Plasma, Platelets, and Red Blood Cells in a 1:1:1 vs a 1:1:2 Ratio and Mortality in Patients With Severe Trauma

The PROPPR Randomized Clinical Trial

The safety of early fresh, whole blood transfusion among severely battle injured at US Marine Corps forward surgical care facilities in Afghanistan


Hypothermia for Intracranial Hypertension after Traumatic Brain Injury



Erythropoietin in traumatic brain injury (EPO-TBI): a double-blind randomised controlled trial


Cervical spine collar clearance in the obtunded adult blunt trauma patient: a systematic review and practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.



The medical response to multisite terrorist attacks in Paris