Circumferential pelvic antishock sheeting: a temporary resuscitation aid.

@article{Routt2002CircumferentialPA,
  title={Circumferential pelvic antishock sheeting: a temporary resuscitation aid.},
  author={Milton Lee Chip Routt and Alexis Falicov and Emma Woodhouse and Thomas A. Schildhauer},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          45-8
        }
}
Acute traumatic pelvic ring instability causes severe pain and associated hemorrhage. Circumferential pelvic sheeting provides patient comfort and noninvasive, rapid, and temporary pelvic ring stability. A bed sheet is readily available, inexpensive, easily applied around the pelvis, and disposable. 
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