Hemorrhage is More Prevalent than Brain Injury in Early Trauma Deaths: The Golden Six Hours

@article{Bansal2008HemorrhageIM,
  title={Hemorrhage is More Prevalent than Brain Injury in Early Trauma Deaths: The Golden Six Hours},
  author={Vishal Bansal and Dale A Fortlage and Jeanne G. Lee and Todd W Costantini and Bruce M Potenza and PhD Facs Raul Coimbra},
  journal={European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={35},
  pages={26-30}
}
Under the trimodal distribution, most trauma deaths occur within the first hour. Determination of cause of death without autopsy review is inaccurate. The goal of this study is to determine cause of death, in hourly intervals, in trauma patients who died in the first 24 h, as determined by autopsy. Trauma deaths that occurred within 24 h at a Level I trauma center were reviewed over a six-year period ending December 2005. Timing of death was separated into 0–1, 1–3, 3–6, 6–12 and 12–24 h… CONTINUE READING
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