Effects of delaying fluid resuscitation on an injury to the systemic arterial vasculature.

@article{Holmes2002EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of delaying fluid resuscitation on an injury to the systemic arterial vasculature.},
  author={James F Holmes and John C. Sakles and Greg F. Lewis and David H. Wisner},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          267-74
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the effects of delaying fluid on the rate of hemorrhage and hemodynamic parameters in an injury involving the arterial system. METHODS Twenty-one adult, anesthetized sheep underwent left anterior thoracotomy and transection of the left internal mammary artery. A chest tube was inserted into the thoracic cavity to provide a continuous measurement of blood loss. The animals were randomly assigned to one of three resuscitation protocols: 1) no fluid resuscitation (NR), 2… CONTINUE READING

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