Joao Baptista Rezende Neto

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Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) is indicated for the management of massive bleedings. Recent audits suggest physician knowledge of FFP is inadequate and half of the FFP transfused in critical care is inappropriate. Trauma is among the largest consumers of FFP. Current trauma resuscitation guidelines recommend FFP to correct coagulopathy only after diagnosed by(More)
Hypertonic saline (HTS) resuscitation inhibits acute lung injury in animal models of shock, but some argue this may simply represent more efficient fluid resuscitation. Inflammatory mediators within mesenteric lymph have been identified as a link between splanchnic hypoperfusion and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). We hypothesize that HTS(More)
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