Magdalena J Bakowitz

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Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome are clinical entities of multi-factorial origin frequently seen in traumatically injured patients requiring intensive care. We performed an unsystematic search using PubMed and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews up to January 2012. The purpose of this article is to review recent evidence for(More)
458 August 2015 R ECENTLY published clinical practice guidelines recommend prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) for urgent reversal of vitamin k antagonists.1,2 Both three-factor and four-factor PCC have been shown to be superior to fresh-frozen plasma for international normalized ratio normalization; with the added benefit of quicker access and(More)
Care of trauma patients continues to improve through better understanding of optimal timing of operating room (OR) interventions, improved monitoring for patients with head injury and hemodynamic compromise, optimization of volume status, and use of appropriate vasoactive agents. Investigation of the pathophysiology of trauma patients as they progress to(More)
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