Drivers of acute coagulopathy after severe trauma: a multivariate analysis of 1987 patients.

@article{Wafaisade2010DriversOA,
  title={Drivers of acute coagulopathy after severe trauma: a multivariate analysis of 1987 patients.},
  author={Arasch Wafaisade and Sebastian Wutzler and Rolf Lefering and Thorsten Tjardes and Marc Banerjee and Thomas Paffrath and Bertil Bouillon and Marc G. Maegele},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 12},
  pages={934-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The role of acute coagulopathy after severe trauma as a major contributor to exsanguination and death has recently gained increasing appreciation, but the causes and mechanisms are not fully understood. This study was conducted to assess the risk factors associated with acute traumatic coagulopathy together with quantitative estimates of their importance. METHODS Using the multicentre Trauma Registry of the German Society for Trauma Surgery, adult trauma patients with an Injury… CONTINUE READING

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