Do-not-resuscitate orders in trauma patients may bias mortality-based effect estimates: an evaluation using the PROMMTT study.

@article{Wade2013DonotresuscitateOI,
  title={Do-not-resuscitate orders in trauma patients may bias mortality-based effect estimates: an evaluation using the PROMMTT study.},
  author={Charles E. Wade and Deborah J. del Junco and Erin E. Fox and Bryan A. Cotton and Mitchell Jay Cohen and Peter C Muskat and Martin Schreiber and Mohammad H Rahbar and R Michelle Sauer and Karen J. Brasel and Eileen M. Bulger and John G. Myers and Herb A. Phelan and Louis H. Alarcon and John B. Holcomb},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={75 1 Suppl 1},
  pages={S89-96}
}
BACKGROUND The impact of do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders has not been systematically evaluated in acute trauma research. We determined the frequency, timing, and impact on mortality-based effect estimates for patients with DNR orders in the Prospective Observational Multicenter Major Trauma Transfusion (PROMMTT) study. METHODS Trauma patients surviving at least 30 minutes and transfused one or greater unit of red blood cell within 6 hours of admission (n = 1,245) from 10 Level 1 centers were… CONTINUE READING

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