Damage control surgery in the era of damage control resuscitation.

@article{Lamb2014DamageCS,
  title={Damage control surgery in the era of damage control resuscitation.},
  author={Christopher M. Lamb and P Macgoey and A. P. Navarro and Adam J. Brooks},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2014},
  volume={113 2},
  pages={
          242-9
        }
}
Damage control surgery (DCS) is a concept of abbreviated laparotomy, designed to prioritize short-term physiological recovery over anatomical reconstruction in the seriously injured and compromised patient. Over the last 10 yr, a new addition to the damage control paradigm has emerged, referred to as damage control resuscitation (DCR). This focuses on initial hypotensive resuscitation and early use of blood products to prevent the lethal triad of acidosis, coagulopathy, and hypothermia. This… CONTINUE READING
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