Challenges and possibilities in forward resuscitation.

@article{Hooper2014ChallengesAP,
  title={Challenges and possibilities in forward resuscitation.},
  author={Timothy James Hooper and Marc De Pasquale and Geir Strandenes and Geir Arne Sunde and Kevin R. Ward},
  journal={Shock},
  year={2014},
  volume={41 Suppl 1},
  pages={13-20}
}
The environmental and logistical constraints of the prehospital setting make it a challenging place for the treatment of trauma patients. This is perhaps more pronounced in the management of battlefield casualties before extraction to definitive care. In seeking solutions, interest has been renewed in implementing damage control resuscitation principles in the prehospital setting, a concept termed remote damage control resuscitation. These developments, while improving conflict survival rates… CONTINUE READING