Early intensive care unit intervention for trauma care: what alters the outcome?

@article{Sumann2002EarlyIC,
  title={Early intensive care unit intervention for trauma care: what alters the outcome?},
  author={Guenther Sumann and Andreas Kampfl and Volker Wenzel and Wolfgang Schobersberger},
  journal={Current opinion in critical care},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={587-92}
}
This review focuses on early management of multiple trauma patients with traumatic brain injury. Early usage of multislice computed tomography can substantially shorten the time spent on diagnostic workup in the emergency room and, therefore, speeds the initiation of lifesaving interventions for the control of hemorrhage. The important role of hemostatic angiographic embolization and its timing, in addition to surgical control of bleeding in patients suffering from pelvic fracture or organ… CONTINUE READING
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