Prehospital blood transfusion in the en route management of severe combat trauma: a matched cohort study.

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BACKGROUND The value of prehospital blood transfusion (PHBTx) in the management of severe trauma has not been established. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of PHBTx on mortality in combat casualties. METHODS This is a retrospective cohort study of casualties admitted to the field hospital at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, by the Medical Emergency… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000328

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