Determination of efficacy of new hemostatic dressings in a model of extremity arterial hemorrhage in swine.

@article{Kheirabadi2009DeterminationOE,
  title={Determination of efficacy of new hemostatic dressings in a model of extremity arterial hemorrhage in swine.},
  author={Bijan Shams Kheirabadi and Michael R. Scherer and J Scot Estep and Michael A. Dubick and John B. Holcomb},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={450-9; discussion 459-60}
}
BACKGROUND The HemCon (HC) bandage and QuickClot have been used over the past 6 years for treating external compressible hemorrhage in combat casualties. Previously, we tested three new hemostatic agents in granular/powder forms that were superior to these products. In this study, four new dressings (preselected) that are more suitable for battlefield application were evaluated. The efficacy and acute safety of the dressings were tested in our standard arterial hemorrhage model. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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