Point-of-Care Coagulation Monitoring in Trauma Patients.

  title={Point-of-Care Coagulation Monitoring in Trauma Patients.},
  author={Philipp Stein and Alexander Kaserer and Gabriela H Spahn and Donat R Spahn},
  journal={Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis},
  volume={43 4},
Trauma remains one of the major causes of death and disability all over the world. Uncontrolled blood loss and trauma-induced coagulopathy represent preventable causes of trauma-related morbidity and mortality. Treatment may consist of allogeneic blood product transfusion at a fixed ratio or in an individualized goal-directed way based on point-of-care (POC… CONTINUE READING