An Evidence-based Prehospital Guideline for External Hemorrhage Control: American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma

@article{Bulger2014AnEP,
  title={An Evidence-based Prehospital Guideline for External Hemorrhage Control: American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma},
  author={Eileen M. Bulger and David Snyder and Karen Schoelles and Catherine S. Gotschall and Drew E. Dawson and Eddy S. Lang and Nels D. Sanddal and Frank K. Butler and Mary E. Fallat and Peter Taillac and Lynn J White and Jeffrey P. Salomone and William Seifarth and Michael J Betzner and Jay A. Johannigman and Norman E. Mcswain},
  journal={Prehospital Emergency Care},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={163 - 173}
}
Abstract This report describes the development of an evidence-based guideline for external hemorrhage control in the prehospital setting. This project included a systematic review of the literature regarding the use of tourniquets and hemostatic agents for management of life-threatening extremity and junctional hemorrhage. Using the GRADE methodology to define the key clinical questions, an expert panel then reviewed the results of the literature review, established the quality of the evidence… 
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