A major haemorrhage protocol improves the delivery of blood component therapy and reduces waste in trauma massive transfusion.

@article{Khan2013AMH,
  title={A major haemorrhage protocol improves the delivery of blood component therapy and reduces waste in trauma massive transfusion.},
  author={Sirat Khan and Shubha Allard and Anne E Weaver and Colin Barber and Ross Davenport and Karim Brohi},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={
          587-92
        }
}
BACKGROUND Major haemorrhage protocols (MHP) are required as part of damage control resuscitation regimens in modern trauma care. The primary objectives of this study were to ascertain whether a MHP improved blood product administration and reduced waste compared to traditional massive transfusion protocols (MTP). METHODS Datasets on adult trauma admissions 1 year prior and 1 year post implementation of a MHP at a Level 1 trauma centre were obtained from the trauma registry. Demographic and… CONTINUE READING
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