QuikClot use in trauma for hemorrhage control: case series of 103 documented uses.

@article{Rhee2008QuikClotUI,
  title={QuikClot use in trauma for hemorrhage control: case series of 103 documented uses.},
  author={P. Rhee and C. Brown and Matthew Martin and A. Salim and Dave Plurad and Donald Green and L. Chambers and D. Demetriades and G. Velmahos and H. Alam},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2008},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={
          1093-9
        }
}
  • P. Rhee, C. Brown, +7 authors H. Alam
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of trauma
  • BACKGROUND Local hemostatics have recently been introduced for field use to control external hemorrhage. The objective of this report is to describe the initial clinical experience with QuikClot, a zeolite that works by absorbing water and concentrating coagulation factors to stop bleeding in a series of patients. METHODS Documented cases using a self-reporting survey sheet submitted by the users and first-hand detailed interviews with the users when possible. RESULTS There were 103… CONTINUE READING
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