Restrictive fluid resuscitation in combination with damage control resuscitation: time for adaptation.

@article{Duke2012RestrictiveFR,
  title={Restrictive fluid resuscitation in combination with damage control resuscitation: time for adaptation.},
  author={Marquinn D Duke and Chrissy Guidry and Jordan Guice and Lance E Stuke and Alan B Marr and John Patrick Hunt and Peter C Meade and Norman E Mcswain and Juan Carlos Duchesne},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={674-8}
}
BACKGROUND Damage control resuscitation (DCR) conveys a survival advantage in patients with severe hemorrhage. The role of restrictive fluid resuscitation (RFR) when used in combination with DCR has not been elucidated. We hypothesize that RFR, when used with DCR, conveys an overall survival benefit for patients with severe hemorrhage. METHODS This is a retrospective analysis from January 2007 to May 2011 at a Level I trauma center. Inclusion criteria included penetrating torso injuries… CONTINUE READING